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June 8, 1987 | Associated Press
Gunshots of unknown origin struck two girls in a pool jammed with thousands of visitors to a theme park Sunday, killing one of them and leaving the other, a 6-year-old, critically injured, officials said. "At this point, we have no witnesses who can identify where the gunfire came from," Mecklenburg County Assistant Police Chief R. D. Ferrell said.
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August 30, 2013 | By Matt Hamilton
A shooting at a North Carolina high school Friday left one injured, and a suspect was in custody, police said. Just before 2:30pm, the Winston-Salem Police Department received calls of a shooting at Carver High School, northeast of downtown Winston-Salem. Police said the school was secured and the students were safe. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries that weren't life-threatening, police said. More than 700 students attend Carver High, according to the school's website.
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NEWS
January 27, 1995
A law student opened fire near the University of North Carolina on Thursday, killing another student and a bicyclist and wounding two people as he peppered the street with rifle shots, police said. The man, identified as Wendell Williamson, 26, began shooting randomly with a semiautomatic M-1 as he walked along a downtown street around 2 p.m. EST. He wounded a police officer, but a student escaped unharmed when a bullet ricocheted off his keys.
SPORTS
November 26, 1999 | From Associated Press
Nine days after his pregnant girlfriend was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting, wide receiver Rae Carruth of the Carolina Panthers was arrested Thursday and charged with taking part in the crime. Carruth, 25, was being held at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg jail on charges of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, attempted murder and shooting in an occupied vehicle. Early Thursday evening, William E.
SPORTS
February 15, 1990
Nose tackle Doug Smith of the Houston Oilers was in stable condition Wednesday after having been shot in the right leg during an altercation in his hometown of Bayboro, N.C. Smith underwent minor surgery to clean and disinfect the wound. Smith, 30, was shot Tuesday night during an argument with another man at a neighborhood cookout, police said. George Cradle was arrested on assault charges.
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August 21, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Seven young people were accused of shooting to death two nightclub dancers in an apparent gang initiation rite in which the killers used bullets tipped with blue, the gang's color. Investigators said the victims, Susan R. Moore, 25, and Tracy R. Lambert, 18, were selected at random. Their bodies were found in a field about 15 miles north of Fayetteville, N.C. The defendants were arrested in Myrtle Beach, S.C. One is a 15-year-old girl. The six others are 18 to 21.
SPORTS
November 26, 1999 | From Associated Press
Nine days after his pregnant girlfriend was critically wounded in a drive-by shooting, wide receiver Rae Carruth of the Carolina Panthers was arrested Thursday and charged with taking part in the crime. Carruth, 25, was being held at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg jail on charges of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder, attempted murder and shooting in an occupied vehicle. Early Thursday evening, William E.
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June 11, 1996 | Reuters
Defense lawyers for William Kreutzer, an Army sergeant accused of opening fire on scores of soldiers during morning calisthenics, told jurors Monday that Kreutzer suffered from depression and was unable to get counseling from the Army before the shooting. Kreutzer, 27, a member of a crack paratrooper unit who had been awarded the Army's Good Conduct Medal, is charged with murdering a fellow 82nd Airborne Division soldier, 38-year-old Maj. Stephen Badger, last October.
SPORTS
April 26, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Bryant Feggins, a forward for the North Carolina State basketball team, was hospitalized in serious but stable condition after being shot in the shoulder during an argument on the campus of North Carolina A&T University in Greensboro, N.C., police said.
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January 1, 1987 | Associated Press
A United Airlines jet coming in for a landing at Raleigh-Durham Airport apparently was shot at Wednesday, and a passenger aboard the aircraft was injured, airline officials said. Flight 1502, a Boeing 737, landed safely despite the incident, said Matt Gonring, United's director of media relations in Chicago. The 30-year-old passenger from New York City was wounded in the leg and face, said Marion Best, a spokeswoman for Rex Hospital.
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April 3, 1999 | From Associated Press
Twin 11-year-old brothers were charged Friday with shooting their father to death as he bounded up a staircase after hearing shots fired at his wife, authorities said. The boys, whose names were not released by Vance County investigators, then allegedly shot their 16-year-old sister and waited for police to arrive. "It was a terrible, bloody mess. There was a lot of blood all through the house," sheriff's Capt. John C. Shockley said.
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November 13, 1998 | From Associated Press
Shots were fired at the command post where federal agents are directing the manhunt for bombing suspect Eric Rudolph, with one bullet grazing an investigator's head, authorities said Thursday. The motive and the person who fired the shots were unknown, agents said. There was no evidence Rudolph was involved. Task force leaders downplayed the shooting's significance. "Andrews, North Carolina, is known as the 'Little Town With a Big Heart,' " Southeast Bomb Task Force leader Terry Turchie said.
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August 21, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Seven young people were accused of shooting to death two nightclub dancers in an apparent gang initiation rite in which the killers used bullets tipped with blue, the gang's color. Investigators said the victims, Susan R. Moore, 25, and Tracy R. Lambert, 18, were selected at random. Their bodies were found in a field about 15 miles north of Fayetteville, N.C. The defendants were arrested in Myrtle Beach, S.C. One is a 15-year-old girl. The six others are 18 to 21.
SPORTS
March 19, 1998 | ROBYN NORWOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
You have to be pretty darned good to get the kind of freedom Michigan State point guard Mateen Cleaves gets on the basketball court. Cleaves, who will take the Spartans into an NCAA East Regional semifinal against No. 1-ranked North Carolina tonight, was allowed to miss 16 shots as the Spartans were upset by Minnesota in the Big Ten Conference tournament. He was still shooting as time ran out at the end of a two-for-18 day.
NEWS
June 13, 1996 | From Associated Press
A misfit Army paratrooper was sentenced to death Wednesday for a fatal sniper attack on his own unit during morning calisthenics. Sgt. William Kreutzer, 27, was convicted Tuesday at a court-martial of premeditated murder and attempted murder for killing an officer and wounding 18 other soldiers as they lined up for a four-mile jog in the dark Oct. 27. Kreutzer showed no reaction when the military jury's sentence was read after four hours of deliberation Wednesday.
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June 12, 1996 | From Associated Press
An Army paratrooper who claimed that his fellow soldiers called him crazy and pulled pranks on him was convicted of premeditated murder Tuesday for killing an officer in a sniper attack on his own unit. The court-martial jury that convicted Sgt. William Kreutzer then began hearing evidence on whether to sentence him to death. Defense attorneys read a statement in which Kreutzer tried to explain why he did it. "My reasons then don't make good sense now," the statement read.
NEWS
December 9, 1992 | PAUL DEAN
Porsche Cars North America recently received a thank-you note from a North Carolina woman, quite obviously a die-hard fan. She said she loved the pace, looks and reputation of her 911 Carrera--and its ability to stop three slugs fired at close range from a .44-magnum revolver. The woman--who begged anonymity because assault charges are pending--said the shots were fired by her ex-husband. She and a boyfriend happened to be sitting in the Porsche at the time.
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June 13, 1996 | From Associated Press
A misfit Army paratrooper was sentenced to death Wednesday for a fatal sniper attack on his own unit during morning calisthenics. Sgt. William Kreutzer, 27, was convicted Tuesday at a court-martial of premeditated murder and attempted murder for killing an officer and wounding 18 other soldiers as they lined up for a four-mile jog in the dark Oct. 27. Kreutzer showed no reaction when the military jury's sentence was read after four hours of deliberation Wednesday.
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June 11, 1996 | Reuters
Defense lawyers for William Kreutzer, an Army sergeant accused of opening fire on scores of soldiers during morning calisthenics, told jurors Monday that Kreutzer suffered from depression and was unable to get counseling from the Army before the shooting. Kreutzer, 27, a member of a crack paratrooper unit who had been awarded the Army's Good Conduct Medal, is charged with murdering a fellow 82nd Airborne Division soldier, 38-year-old Maj. Stephen Badger, last October.
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May 11, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A military judge at Ft. Bragg, N.C., rejected an Army sergeant's guilty plea to killing one soldier and wounding 18 others in a sniper attack, officials said. The judge, Col. Peter E. Brownback III, rejected it because prosecutors said they would attempt to show Sgt. William J. Kreutzer was guilty of the more serious crime of premeditated murder. The plea would have carried a maximum sentence of life imprisonment. Under military law, Kreutzer cannot plead guilty to premeditated murder.
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