GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — A Greensboro officer shot a person after approaching a “suspicious vehicle” during a patrol, according to police.
At 11:02 p.m. Friday, police were on a routine patrol when they approached a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot on the 200 block of West Market Street.
There was a person in the vehicle, and police said officers began investigating an alcohol violation.
The passenger allegedly refused multiple commands to get out of the vehicle before pulling out a gun. An officer then shot the passenger.
The passenger was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police did not reveal the passenger’s name.
The Greensboro Police Department is conducting an internal investigation. The officer involved is on administrative duty.