GREENSBORO — The parents of critically ill Page High senior Sincere Davis issued a statement Wednesday through Cone Health.
Davis has been treated at Moses Cone Hospital since Saturday evening, though his parents had previously asked the hospital not to disclose that information, according to a hospital spokesman.
“We are very thankful for the prayers and well wishes directed to our son in this very difficult time,” said the statement from Darnell and Tasha Davis. “The show of support over the last few days — especially from his fellow students — has been especially heartwarming.
“We are appreciative. However, Sincere is critically ill and at this time the family must devote its full attention to him. We ask that everyone — including media, friends and others — respect our privacy. Unless you have a specific invitation from us, we respectfully ask that you not visit at this time,” the said in their statement.
“Thank you for understanding and for the friendship and love that you continue to show Sincere.”
On Wednesday, Page Principal Erik Naglee said Davis was in a “fight for his life.”
Social media posts indicate that Davis, 18, was shot Saturday.
The Greensboro Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot at 5:50 p.m. Saturday in the 3100 block of North Elm Street, where officers found a victim, who emergency medical workers then took to a hospital.
No suspect information was available, according to a police news release, and the investigation is ongoing.
Officials at Page and the Greensboro Police Department have not confirmed that Davis was the victim of Saturday’s shooting.