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Police: Customer Shoots Would Be Store Robber

Police say a man who pulled out a gun and tried to rob a convenience store ended up getting shot in the head by a customer.

Goldsboro Police say 27-year-old Christopher Vann of Faison attempted to rob the Kangaroo Express at 901 W. Grantham street just after 3:00 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say another customer, 26-year-old Maurice Lewis, saw the robbery taking place and shot Vann once.

Vann was transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital and later flown to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville where he is listed in serious condition.

At the time of the incident, Vann was being sought by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms for outstanding narcotics and firearm violations.

After consulting with the Wayne County District Attorney's office, police say no criminal charges will be filed against Lewis.


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