Wednesday, April 17, 2024

WATCH: Man on bicycle shot at by Greenville N.C. police after he shot college employee in unprovoked attack

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In a stroke of luck, a man in North Carolina narrowly escaped death today in Greenville, North Carolina, when he allegedly shot an East Carolina University staff member in a sudden and unprovoked attack near an elementary school.

Chief Ted Sauls reported that police engaged in a shootout with the suspect before finally apprehending him. The incident took place around 8:30 a.m. on East Fifth Street, near Wahl-Coates Elementary School, where the suspect, riding a bike, fired multiple shots at the university employee.

Suspect riding a bike.
Suspect riding a bike.

The sound of gunfire ech*ed through the area, catching the attention of school resource officers, staff, and students. Fortunately, the victim sustained injuries that were not life-threatening. A video circulating on social media captured the gunman pedaling away on Fifth Street as an officer tried to intercept him.

When the officer approached the suspect, shots were exchanged, prompting the officer and two additional responders to return fire, as per Chief Sauls.

Despite the intense exchange of gunfire, the suspect emerged unscathed and was successfully taken into custody by law enforcement.

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