ECU Alert Update: GPD Investigating Robbery/Shooting

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) The Greenville Police Department is investigating the robbery/shooting reported off-campus early Wednesday morning.

At approximately 12:30 a.m. officers responded to 105 B Stancil Drive for the report of a robbery and shooting.

Two victims reported they were inside a residence when an unknown number of people entered the house, held the victims at gunpoint, and demanded money.  

Officials said, at some point during the robbery, one of the victims, a 19-year-old male, was shot and seriously injured. 

The other victim, a 22-year-old male, reported he was assaulted by one of the suspects but not seriously injured.

Both victims were transported to Vidant Medical Center for further treatment.

Their names are not being released at this time.

Detectives are still determining what, if anything, was stolen from the residence.

Evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia was located at the scene.

The case is still under investigation; however, at this point, it appears to be a targeted incident.

Detectives are continuing to follow up on leads.

A detailed description of the suspect(s) is not available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Greenville Police (252) 329-4300 or Crime Stoppers (252) 758-7777.

Officials said, “You are encouraged to remain aware of your surroundings at all times. Report any suspicious or criminal activity as soon as possible.”

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