Man shot during armed robbery at Fayetteville garage

Scene at Brown's Garage in Fayetteville

Fayetteville police are investigating an armed robbery where they say 2 gunmen robbed 8 people at a business Sunday.

It happened around 8:15 p.m. at Brown's Garage on Hillsboro Street.

Police said the people inside were working on vehicles when 2 armed men entered the business, pointed their weapons, and robbed the victims. One of the male victims was shot in the leg.

He was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. His name was not released.

The suspects fled on foot. Police said one suspect had a shotgun and the other had a handgun.

Anyone with information regarding the attempted robbery and shooting is asked to contact Detective D. Lyon with the Fayetteville Police Department at (910) 703-5715 or Crimestoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477). Crimestoppers information can also be submitted electronically, by visiting and completing the anonymous online tip sheet or by text-a-tip on your mobile device by sending a message to 274637 (in the text box type "4Tip" followed by your message).

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