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Driver in Burlington Crash Had Been Shot

Posted March 18, 2007

— A motor vehicle accident turned into a homicide investigation Saturday night after police found the driver of a crashed car had been shot, they said Sunday.

A green Dodge Durango hit a utility pole at Maple Avenue and Hanford Road at about 9:30 p.m., Command Sgt. Maj. Jay Smith said. Responding officers found Jemario Shante Scott, 21, of 1621 Fourth St. in Hickory. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Smith said police had no suspects, and they asked anyone with information to contact city Burlington police at 336-229-3500 or Alamance County Crime Stoppers at 336-229-7100.


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  • anyway Mar 19, 2007

    must be love

  • iwondersometimes Mar 18, 2007

    yes, there's always something going on, but mom will say her son was innocent.

  • mike honcho Mar 18, 2007

    why will I not be surprised to learn the "victim" had an extensive crimimnal record????? WHY?

  • NYPD Mar 18, 2007

    I hope the truck wasn't stolen.It's probably demolished.

  • I_love_ the_ News Mar 18, 2007

    I hope this will not turn into a random act.
    I hope they find the shooter...so sad for his family.

  • rep9595 Mar 18, 2007

    Imagine that, why does that not suprise me at all? Sad.