The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is spearheading a manhunt for potential suspects following a violent assault on a sweepstakes parlor employee.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, the incident transpired at approximately 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening when an individual, or individuals, entered the sweepstakes parlor and physically accosted the employee. The assailant then discharged a firearm in the direction of the victim, inflicting a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Subsequently, the perpetrator fled the scene of the crime.
Law enforcement is currently seeking leads on the identity of the attacker. Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in providing any available information that could help in apprehending the suspect.
The Sheriff’s Office has not yet released any details regarding a possible motive for the assault, nor have they released any additional information about the assailant.
In a statement released to the press, Sheriff Ernest Jones Jr. stated, “We take these matters very seriously and are working diligently to locate and bring to justice the individual responsible for this heinous act. We urge anyone with information to come forward and contact the Sheriff’s Office.”
The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is actively investigating this incident and encourages anyone with pertinent information to come forward.
The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is actively pursuing leads in order to apprehend the perpetrator of an attack on a sweepstakes parlor employee. The incident transpired Tuesday evening when the assailant entered the sweepstakes parlor and physically assaulted the employee before discharging a firearm, wounding the victim non-fatally.
The Sheriff’s Office has yet to release any details regarding a possible motive for the attack or additional information about the assailant. Sheriff Ernest Jones Jr. released a statement to the press expressing the office’s commitment to apprehending the individual responsible.
The Sheriff’s Office is now urging the public to come forward and provide any information that may be relevant to the investigation.
In light of this incident, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office is steadfastly committed to apprehending the assailant and is actively seeking any leads that may be available.