Current Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:10:43 -0500
A UNC student was shot in her Greensboro home Monday morning and is in stable condition, according to Greensboro police.
Danielle Jameison, an 18-year-old sophomore, was found in critical condition inside the home — located at 307 Mourning Dove Terrace in Robyn’s Glen Townhomes — before being hospitalized at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.
Three other individuals were involved in the shooting incident. Maurice Eugene Edmonds, 46, was also in stable condition. Sandra Palmer, 47, and Maurice Edmonds II, 14, were found deceased inside the home. Edmonds II was a student at Northwest Guilford Middle School.
Police are investigating the shooting as a domestic violence incident.
Greensboro Police Department spokeswoman Susan Danielsen said officials have determined that the dispute began when the individuals were arguing in the living room, but what they were arguing about is unknown.
Palmer, who is the mother of Jameison and Edmonds II, then left the room and asked the family members to wait. She retrieved pepper spray and a handgun, using the pepper spray on the senior Edmonds, her boyfriend, before she began shooting, Danielsen said.
Edmonds, the father of Edmonds II, then fled the home seeking help before collapsing from his wounds. Police are still investigating the incident.
Jameison’s freshman-year roommate, Lucy Moxley, said she had not heard from Jameison since the end of fall semester.
“I was shocked when I heard the news,” she said. “She never talked about family problems in the past.”
Sophomore Camden Francis also knew Jameison in high school and at UNC.
Jameison is a recipient of a Class of 2015 Distinguished Scholarship, an award reserved for academically successful North Carolina residents.
Francis said Jameison has been active at UNC, including serving as a UNC Admissions Ambassador as a freshman.
“I’m deeply saddened, and I feel terribly sorry for the family,” he said. “It was heartbreaking.”
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