At 10:30 a.m., Fayetteville Police responded to a call of an attempted robbery at the Short Stop located on 1907 Ramsey Street at the Rosehill Road intersection.
The preliminary investigation revealed that upon arrival to his workplace, the victim, who is manager of the store, was getting out of his vehicle when he was approached by a male suspect, who held a gun to his head and told him to give up his money. After a brief physical altercation, the gun went off near the victims head. The victim received no injuries from the gunshot, only minor scrapes and bruises from the physical altercation.
At this time Police are searching for a thin black male, approximately 6’0”, wearing a military style rain jacket or hoodie. The suspect was seen getting into the passengers seat of an older model silver or gray station wagon.
Further information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone having any information on the suspect or vehicle is urged to call the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 433-1856. To leave an anonymous tip and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000, please call Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-8477.