By Matthew McGregor
Staff Writer 

Sister Remembers Her Shooting Victim Brother


Last updated 1/21/2019 at 4:43pm

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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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