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Suspect identified, facing charges after shooting in Greensboro, NC

18-year-old Johnmaine Lamont Rogers is facing charges. Police say he pulled a gun out and refused to get out the car before he was shot Friday.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The suspect in a Greensboro officer-involved shooting on West Market Street has been identified and is facing multiple charges.

Police say 18-year-old Johnmaine Lamont Rogers was the person in the car who an officer shot Friday night. 

Greensboro police were on the scene of the shooting in downtown Friday. It happened at 11:02 p.m.

Greensboro police officers were on routine patrol and approached a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot at 201 West Market Street.

Police said when the officers approached the occupied car, they started investigating an alcohol violation. 

After the passenger refused numerous commands from police to exit the vehicle, the passenger retrieved a firearm. 

One officer fired their weapon, striking the subject. The passenger was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Greensboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division is conducting a criminal investigation into the incident. 

The Greensboro Police Department’s Professional Standards Division will conduct an internal investigation to determine whether Greensboro Police Department policies were followed. 

Pursuant to departmental policy, the officer involved in the use of force has been placed on administrative duty. 

Rogers is facing charges for carrying a concealed weapon, resisting, delaying and obstructing an officer, open container, and possession of marijuana.

He was given an additional charge Sunday for aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer with a firearm.

Credit: WFMY News 2

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