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UPDATE: Police Say Shooting Victim Is Not Cooperating

Greenville Police say the man shot at Buffalo Wild Wings in Greenville Tuesday is not cooperating with the investigation.

Cpl. Kip Gaskins says Joe Van Holden did not show up for a scheduled interview at the police department. Gaskins says detectives also went to Van Holden's house where he twice refused to speak with them.

Van Holden was treated at Pitt County Memorial Hospital for a gunshot wound to his leg and released. The shooter and another man who may have been working with the gunman fled the scene as customers at Buffalo Wild Wings ran for cover.


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Greenville Police say a victim in Tuesday night's shooting at a popular sports bar has been treated and released from the hospital.

The shooting happened at Buffalo Wild Wings on Arlington Boulevard.

Police say Joe Van Holden of Greenville was shot once in the leg. A hand gun was used, but police say they're not sure exactly what type of gun.

Authorities are searching for two people connected to the shooting. They planned to meet with the victim Wednesday afternoon to gain more information about the shooting.

Police Wednesday released surveillance video of the actual shooting in hopes that someone will come forward with the names of the two men involved. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000. (Click the video link at the top of the story to view)

The video shows two men getting into a fight with Van Holden. The man dressed in all black first punches Van Holden, the fight moves down the bar and another man, in a white t-shirt, joins in and punches the victim as well. Then you see in the video the first man pulling out a handgun. The actual shooting then happens off camera.

The owner of the franchise issued a statement Wednesday morning. Eric Valera said in the written statement, "We are cooperating fully with law enforcement officials regarding this matter. Our thoughts are with those who are affected by this terrible incident, but to comment further at this time would be inappropriate due to the fact that there is an active investigation."


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