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45-year-old man shot during Garner robbery

Posted February 21

Garner police

— A 45-year-old man was shot during a robbery in a Garner parking lot, police said.

The shooting happened at 234 Lenoxplace Circle around 2:20 a.m., according to the Garner Police Department. Police said Sean Sanders was walking to his vehicle when a suspect wearing all black clothes and a black mask approached him.

The suspect demanded Sanders' wallet, and, at some point during the robbery, shot Sanders multiple times, according to police.

Sanders was taken to WakeMed with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect fled the area on foot.

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