WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) – Winston-Salem police are looking for a suspect after a Family Dollar an attempted robbery and shooting Thursday, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release.
Around 5:07 p.m. on Thursday, police responded to the reported armed robbery.
Police said a person tried to rob the Family Dollar in the 500 block of Martin Luther King Jr. and was shot in the leg by an employee.
A police K-9 is searching for the suspect who got away despite being shot.
No other injuries have been reported.
This is an ongoing investigation, according to police.