Greensboro murder suspect in custody

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GREENSBORO — Homicide suspect Ryan Bacon has been taken into custody without incident after turning himself in at the Hardwick Police Department on Monday evening.

Bacon will be charged with first degree murder, after the shooting death of Lou Ron Schneider, 68, of Greensboro, on Sunday night.

Police say Bacon is lodged at Northeast Regional Correctional Facility, and is being held without bail.

At around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to a residence on The Bend Road in Greensboro to a report of a shooting. When they arrived, they discovered Schneider suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Witnesses told police there was a dispute between the two men before the incident. Bacon is alleged to have shot Schneider with a rifle.

He was transported to Copley Hospital where he later died.

Police say that the investigation into the death is ongoing.

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