GREENSBORO - At 1:05 a.m. on 12.17.2015—Police responded to the High Point Regional Hospital in reference to a possible assault involving a BB gun. The victim stated he was walking eastbound in the 7300 block of W. Friendly Avenue at 2130 hours when he was approached by two white-males dressed in all dark color clothing. The subjects confronted the victim and demanded money. A physical altercation ensued before a black-male approached and shot the victim with possibly a BB gun. The three suspects took money and property from the victim was last seen running eastbound on W. Friendly Avenue. The victim walked home and called a family member to drive him to the hospital where he was still awaiting treatment for a non-life threatening injury.
Additional suspect information was not available.
The investigation is ongoing.
The name and address of the victim is being withheld temporarily.
- a press release