Police Investigate Robbery & Shooting at Local Hotel

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The Wake Forest Police Department is asking for the public’s help as it works to identify and arrest the person or persons responsible for a robbery and shooting incident at a local hotel.

At approximately 1:45 a.m. Wake Forest Police officers responded to a report of a shooting at the Sleep Inn, 12401 Wake Union Church Road. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim who had sustained a gunshot wound during a robbery inside the hotel. He was transported to WakeMed for treatment. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The follow-up investigation is underway. Anyone with information that might assist the investigation is urged to call the Wake Forest Police Department Tip Line at 919-435-9610.

No other details are available at this time. Additional information will be provided as the investigation progresses.


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