Witnesses: Man shot while trying to rob Columbus County store
LAKE WACCAMAW, NC (WWAY) — Police are investigating a shooting at a store in Lake Waccamaw. It happened around noon at Waccamaw Outdoor near the lake.
Neighbors say someone working behind the counter at the store shot someone who tried to rob the business in head. They say the shooting victim was still breathing when he was taken to Columbus Regional Healthcare System in Whiteville.
So far police at the scene won’t talk about what happened. We’re told investigators are on way to hospital to check on the shooting victim.
WWAY has a crew at the scene and will bring you more details as they become available.
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