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High school student charged in shooting death of Greensboro security guard

Posted October 18, 2016 7:37 p.m. EDT
Updated October 18, 2016 7:54 p.m. EDT

Food Lion wide

— 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.