Joshua Hamilton Curtis, 36, of King, was one of two gunshot victims in a Walkertown domestic violence altercation on Saturday which left the assumed shooter dead, according to the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies responded to a reported shooting at 2949 Mirasol Court, in Walkertown, at approximately 8:20 a.m. according to a press release.
Deputies say they found three adults who had sustained gunshot wounds, including Curtis and Alisa Marie McGuire, 34, of Walkertown, both of whom were transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center where they underwent surgery for their injuries which do not appear to be life threatening.
Police say the third adult, Kevin Shon McGuire, 39, was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of a self-inflicted gun shot wound.
According to the press release, a domestic violence protective order had been served on Kevin McGuire on Dec. 2 at which time he had been removed from the Mirasol Court residence and Alisha McGuire and three juvenile children were awarded temporary possession of the residence.
Police say Kevin McGuire returned to the residence on Dec. 5 where he confronted Alisha McGuire and Curtis.
According to police reports an argument ensued, during which Kevin McGuire shot Alisha McGuire twice in her lower extremities and shot Curtis once in his abdomen before shooting himself in the head.
None of the of the three minor children were at the residence at the time of the shooting, according to police.
The body of Kevin McGuire was transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for a post mortem examination.
The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the incident.
Nicholas Elmes may be reached at 336-591-8191 or on Twitter @NicholasElmes.