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High school student charged in shooting death of Greensboro security guard

Posted October 18

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— An East Guilford High School student was arrested Tuesday in connection with the shooting death of a security guard at a Greensboro grocery store.

Authorities responded to a Food Lion at 2316 E. Market Street at about 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 8 and found security guard Anthony Charles Smith, 51, with a single gunshot wound to the head. Smith was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

Nature Maurice Williams, 16, of 1151 Langston Drive, was charged with first-degree murder, as well as robbery with a dangerous weapon for taking Smith’s firearm. The weapon has not been recovered, authorities said.

Williams’ bond had not been set Tuesday night.

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  • Aiden Audric Oct 19, 10:50 a.m.
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    Gang initiation?

    Infuriating that a 16-year old gets to snuff out a decent man who worked his whole life, supported his family, including two children. This kid, who has no life experience and doesn't understand responsibility, honor and family, tore all that apart. He has no idea what he did. No idea.