Crime

Resident shot multiple times during robbery outside Garner apartments, police report

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.

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.

Ron Gallagher: 919-829-4572, @RPGKT

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