Derrick Tyrone Ingram Jr. (left) and Thomas Edwards Jones Jr. (right) hold hands over their heart in photo posted by the Roseboro Fire Department. Roseboro Fire Department Facebook
Derrick Tyrone Ingram Jr. (left) and Thomas Edwards Jones Jr. (right) hold hands over their heart in photo posted by the Roseboro Fire Department. Roseboro Fire Department Facebook Roseboro Fire Dept. via Facebook
Derrick Tyrone Ingram Jr. (left) and Thomas Edwards Jones Jr. (right) hold hands over their heart in photo posted by the Roseboro Fire Department. Roseboro Fire Department Facebook Roseboro Fire Dept. via Facebook

Mark Price has been a reporter for The Charlotte Observer since 1991, covering beats including schools, crime, immigration, the LGBTQ issues, homelessness and nonprofits. He graduated from the University of Memphis with majors in journalism and art history, and a minor in geology.