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UPDATE: Victim Identified In Pitt County Robbery & Shooting

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The Pitt County Sheriff's Office has identified the man shot Friday night.

Officials say that Donovan Alejandro Munoz Flores was the victim in Friday night's shooting.

According to investigators, Flores was robbed and shot in the back of the leg by 4 men who he had arranged to buy equipment from.
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The Pitt County Sheriff's office tells us a man was shot just before nine Friday night. Officers say the man had gone to the location to purchase some equipment when he was robbed and shot.

Officials say the victim and his four children had gone to the Hustle Mart on Highway 121 in Farmville to buy a piece of equipment. The victim then followed the four suspects to California Road where instead showing him the promised goods, deputies say the victim was robbed and shot in the leg.

Officials say that the victim was able to drive his children back to the Hustle Mart and go inside for help.

The victim was transported to Vidant Medical Center where he was treated and released. Officers have not released the victims name or whether or not they have apprehended the suspects.

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The Pitt County Sheriff's Office tells us a man was shot on California Road in Farmville Friday night before 9:00.

Officials say the man ended up at the Hustle Mart Convenience Store off of Stantonsburg Road, telling employees there that he had been shot in the leg.

We were on scene when an ambulance drove from the Hustle Mart around 9:15.

At this point we don't have any description of suspects or how exactly the victim got to the store.

We'll bring you new information when it becomes available.


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