Greensboro man charged with deadly capturing at 72-year-old lady who works on the speedway | working crime
GREENSBORO – A 19-year-old Greensboro man was arrested Wednesday while shooting a 72-year-old woman who was working on a speedway here last week.
Avion Carnel Bell was arrested at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, police said in a press release. He is being held on bail in Guilford County Jail for first degree murder, attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm, and robbery with a dangerous weapon.
Police previously said Patricia Grant died after being shot at around 6 a.m. on July 1 at the speedway at 2834 Battleground Ave. Local media reported that she was working in the store at the time. According to her obituary, she was a manager at Speedway for many years.
At the time of the shooting, Bell was on parole after being convicted of common law robbery in 2019 cases, according to NC Department of Public Safety records.
A visiting and memorial service for Grant will be held on Friday and will be open to the public, according to Serenity Funeral Home & Cremations.
The service will be held on Friday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at New Light Baptist Church, 1105 Willow Road, Greensboro.
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