Sketch Released Of Suspected Shooter In NC Homeowner's Death

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- The Guilford County Sheriff's Office released a sketch Saturday morning of one of the suspects wanted in the shooting death of a High Point homeowner.

Deputies say the composite sketch was completed by the help of a witness in the case. The suspect, which deputies say is the shooter, is described a 5 foot 6 inches to 5 foot 8 inches and possibly has a slight African or Jamaican accent. He also has a scar below his right eye.

READ: Manhunt Continues For Suspects In Homeowner's Shooting Death

Vann Yates, 57, was working in his backyard with a landscaper on Fairfield Street Wednesday afternoon when two men stopped and asked to buy some lawn equipment. Colonel Randy Powers says the suspects tried to rob him and made other demands.

Yates was then fatally shot in the chest. Deputies used an airplane, K9 units, and searched the surrounding area for the suspects.

The man in the sketch is believed to same man, who deputies believe robbed two other people, along with another suspect.

MORE: Authorities believe the same men were involved with two armed robberies in High Point Tuesday.

The second suspect is described as approximately 5'09", medium build, dark complexion, early to mid-thirties, wearing a black long-sleeve hoodie shirt, black pants, and black shoes.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has any information is asked to call the Guilford County Sheriff's Office at (336) 641-3355 or Crimestoppers at (336) 373-1000.

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