Suspect Sought After Victim Shot Outside Restaurant - Brevard NC


August 20, 2018

The Brevard Police Department is still investigating an armed robbery in which a victim received a gunshot wound in the abdomen at 1:30 a.m., Friday, at the Cardinal Drive-In.

The 68-year-old victim, a local resident, was treated at the scene and flown to Mission Hospital.

The most recent report was that the victim was in serious condition

The suspect was reported to have approached two people in the parking lot of the restaurant after it closed, robbed them and then fired a gun, striking one of the two.

The two victims reported that they returned to the restaurant and called the police and paramedics.

They said they last saw the gunman running westbound from the restaurant.

The suspect is described as dark skinned, wearing dark clothing, including a dark hoodie and tight jeans.

Assistance at the scene was provided by the Transylvania County Sheriff's Office.

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call the agency at (828) 883-2212 or the anonymous hotline, Crime Stoppers of Transylvania, at (828) 86 CRIME — (828) 862-7463.


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