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Fayetteville Domino's employee shot during early morning armed robbery

Posted October 13
Updated October 17

An employee at a Domino's restaurant in Fayetteville was shot during a robbery early Thursday morning, police said.
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— An employee at a Domino's restaurant in Fayetteville was shot in the leg during a robbery early Thursday morning, police said.

The robbery happened around 2:30 a.m. at the pizza store's location at 596 N. Reilly Road at Dandridge Drive. Police said the business was closed at the time, but some employees were still in the parking lot.

A man approached the employees, forcing both back into the restaurant—a third employee was inside the store at the time. The suspect demanded money from the safe and victims while displaying a hand gun.

Authorities said the man was wearing a Halloween mask, dark hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

During the robbery, the suspect shot one of the victims because he felt his demands were not being met.

Police identified the shooting victim at 34-year-old Joshua Graham,- who was shot in the leg. Graham was treated at the hospital and released.

Fayetteville police are investigating the robbery and believe the shooter may be connected to other crimes in the city.

Anyone with information about the robbery should call Det. J. Lewis at 910-703-9503 or Crime Stoppers at 910-483-8477.

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  • Matt Clinton Oct 13, 11:25 a.m.
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    The public won't be of much help without a description of the suspect.

  • Barney Gravel Oct 13, 11:13 a.m.
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    I would like to know more about this. I suspect Domino's has a time lock safe which the employee's cannot access. Thereby putting them at danger, when a thief comes in. The most prudent thing would be to allow them to give them the cash. But in the present state Domino's can say at least our money is safe, the employee's not so much. But we care about you!