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Greensboro police arrest suspect involved in Phillips Avenue shooting

Kevin Fikes is facing charges for first degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police arrested Kevin Fikes Jr., as the suspect involved in a shooting at a business plaza on Phillips Avenue. 

Fikes is facing charges for first degree murder and robbery with a dangerous weapon. He is currently being held at the Guilford County Jail with no bond.

Police identified the victim as 50-year old Jose Alberto Corea.

The shooting happened late Monday around 11:45 p.m. in a business plaza near a barbershop and convenience store. 

Investigators said a man was shot and killed in the complex. Police initially reported the person was taken to a hospital, but later clarified the victim died at the scene. 

This is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crimestoppers: (336) 373-1000

Editor's note: Police initially reported the shooting happened at the barbershop. Investigators later said the shooting did not happen there, but did happen in the same complex. The owner of the barbershop said the shooting did not happen inside his business.