During the attempted robbery, the clerk took out a firearm and shot at the suspects, hitting one.
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The suspects have been identified as 19-year-old David Glenn Perry and 19-year-old Noah Lee Rowsey. They have been charged with Attempted Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Felony Conspiracy to Commit Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon.
It happened just before 10 p.m. at the Five Star BP gas station located along the 2100 block of Cedar Creek Road.
Noah Rowsey, 19 has been booked into the Cumberland County Detention Center. Police say his accomplice, David Perry is still in the hospital recovering from the shooting. #abc11 pic.twitter.com/Z1HcVqNIYH— Morgan Norwood (@MorganABC11) April 26, 2018
After the clerk fired the shot, the suspects fled.
Perry later called 911 to report that he had been shot. He was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where he remains in stable condition. Rowsey has been arrested and is currently at Cumberland County Detention Center with a $50,000 secured bond.