The Transylvania Times -

By Matthew McGregor
Staff Writer 

Sister Remembers Her Shooting Victim Brother

 

January 21, 2019

Courtesy Photo

Waybern Shelton

Rita Searcy still finds herself trying to text her big brother, Waybern Shelton.

"I texted him every day," Searcy said. "If something happens, I want to tell him, but then I have to stop and remember, he's gone. I miss him so bad."

The 68-year-old Shelton died on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, after being shot on Friday, Aug. 17, at around 1:30 a.m. in the Cardinal Drive-In parking lot on South Broad Street.

The Brevard Police Department reported a suspect approached Shelton and another person after they closed the restaurant.

The suspect robbed them at gunpoint and then shot Shelton in the upp...



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