A man was shot “multiple times” early Tuesday during a robbery in a parking lot at the apartment complex where he lives, police said.
The 47-year-old man told police that a man he did not know demanded his wallet, shot him and fled on foot.
The robbery happened about 2:20 a.m. in the parking lot of the apartments on Lenoxplace Circle, off Garnet Station Boulevard, Capt. Joe Binns said.
The man had serious wounds, but was expected to survive, police said.
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The victim told police the assailant wore black clothing and a black mask and had a handgun, Binns said.
Police asked anyone with information that might help detectives to contact the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810. Information can also be given anonymously at the department’s crime tip line by calling 919-890-7318 or by email at GPDtips@garnernc.gov.