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Authorities are arresting High Point youths in connection with the fatal shooting of a 54-year-old Greensboro resident, police say

GREENSBORO – Authorities have arrested a second person in connection with the shooting of a 54-year-old Greensboro resident in November, police said in a press release.

On December 10, officials charged a 17-year-old high point youth with first degree murder, double first degree kidnapping, double robbery with a dangerous weapon, break-in, possession of a stolen vehicle, and conspiracy to robbery, police said.

The arrest came after authorities arrested 21-year-old Tyrik Terrell Griffin on December 3. Griffin was taken to Guilford County Detention Center without bail and charged with first degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Both arrests date back to the shooting of a Greensboro resident on November 29th.

Shortly after midnight, officers at Block 600 on College Road responded and found Taha Abdalla Babeker with a gunshot wound. Life-saving efforts were unsuccessful and Babeker was pronounced dead on the spot, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact Greensboro / Guilford Crime Stoppers at 336-373-1000 or download the P3tips mobile app for Apple or Android phones for a mobile tip. Or go to to submit a web tip. All Crime Stoppers tips are completely anonymous.

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