Police: Victim Told "Give It Up" Before Being Robbed, Shot

3:43 PM, Sep 18, 2013   |    comments
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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A man walking to an apartment is now recovering from a gunshot wound after he was surprised by the suspect.

Winston-Salem officers responding to a shots fired call on Green Oaks Court, found a man shot in the leg when they arrived. The victim, Richard Hairston, told police he was walking to an apartment in the area, when a man jumped out at him and said, "Give it up!" 

The suspect then shot and robbed, according to the police department. Hairston was treated at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Anyone with information on this crime should call the Winston-Salem Police Department at (336) 773-7700 or Crime Stoppers at (336) 727-2800.

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