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Gold Factory employee shot by robber

Posted December 23, 2010
Updated December 24, 2010

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— An employee of the Gold Factory, 5075 Morganton Road in Fayetteville, was shot around 6:30 p.m. Thursday in an attempted robbery, police said.

Police were looking for two people who they said left the scene in a black, four-door, Mercedes SUV with damage on the driver's side.

The victim of the gunshot, whose name was not released, was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. The injury was not life-threatening, police said.


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  • ranquick Dec 24, 2010

    this is the season that I choose to exercise my right to carry a concealed weapon, and of course with my permit.

  • 6079 SMITH W Dec 24, 2010

    Gee, what a shock.......a place called "The Gold Factory" was hit by robbers. Whooda Thunkit? ;)

  • harmstrong4 Dec 24, 2010

    when u live on the dole, you have lots of money to pay for SUVs like that one. You have to look sharp when delivering to those gated communities.

  • White E Dec 24, 2010

    Ghetto drug dealers is how they roll.

  • NoObamaCare Dec 24, 2010

    @ 2cents: Drug sales must be up!

  • fatchanceimwrong Dec 24, 2010

    2cents: They were probably short on their payment for the wheels.

  • 2cents Dec 24, 2010

    WOW! The suspects were driving a black 4-door Mercedes SUV! That is nicer than anything I could ever hope to afford to own!! Remind me again why they robbed someone??