Update: Officer identified as Greensboro Police watch commander officer Dale Nix.
Two suspects were apprehended Saturday night after a Blue Alert was issued in North Carolina in response to the fatal shooting of a Greensboro police officer at a gas station just outside Greensboro in Colfax, according to reports.
A member of the Greensboro Police Department has died as a result of a shooting, as confirmed by the police.
The Greensboro Police Department issued a “Blue Alert” following the shooting and death of a watch commander officer on Saturday night in Greensboro.
In Colfax, a significant police presence is reported in response to a shooting. Guilford County EMS has verified the occurrence of a shooting in the vicinity, with police tape surrounding a Sheetz location.
One individual has been transported to the hospital with serious injuries as a consequence of the shooting, as confirmed by EMS.
On Saturday evening, authorities issued a blue alert, indicating the pursuit of two suspects in a black Chevy Equinox. The suspects are described as two Black men in their early to mid-20s.
One of the suspects was observed in a black hoodie, black sweatpants, black shoes, and a green/gray toboggan.
The other suspect wore a jean jacket with fur, gray sweatpants, and tennis shoes. Authorities report that the suspects were last seen heading westbound on Interstate 40.
The suspect vehicle, a black Chevy Equinox, bears a North Carolina license plate with the tag “KKA-4332” and features a Hertz Car Sales plate on the front.
Individuals with information are urged to contact Lt. Simmons at the Greensboro Police Department, reachable at (336) 373-2287 or via email at email@example.com.