Still no arrests in Family Dollar shooting despite hefty reward - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Still no arrests in Family Dollar shooting despite hefty reward

Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office Source: Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office

The 22-year-old man who was shot while working at the Family Dollar store on Ridge Road in Cleveland on Sunday evening is in critical, but stable condition at Metro.

According to his father, he is going in for a second surgery on Thursday.

Officers say the victim was the cashier when the suspect threw down a clear plastic bag on the counter and demanded money. The victim was then shot in the abdomen.

Another employee came running from the back of the store, saw the victim lying on the ground and applied pressure to his stomach until EMS arrived.

The shooter remains on the loose.

The suspect is described as a man in his 20s, 6', 160 pounds, wearing a black jacket with gray
hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

Family Dollar would like to pledge up to an additional $5,000 on top of $2,000 CrimeStoppers reward on information leading to the arrest of the suspect.

The Cleveland Division of Police is asking that anyone with information to contact the Second District Detective Bureau at 216-623-5218. Anonymous information can be given to Crime Stoppers by calling 216-252-7463 or Text messaging to Text TIP657 plus your message to Crimes (274637).

Like 19 Action News on Facebook for the latest news, weather, sports and giveaways.

Copyright 2013 WOIO. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Suspect shot in possible Hattiesburg home invasion

    Suspect shot in possible Hattiesburg home invasion

    Monday, September 25 2017 2:16 AM EDT2017-09-25 06:16:00 GMT
    Suspect shot in apparent home invasion on Orange Street in downtown Hattiesburg.Suspect shot in apparent home invasion on Orange Street in downtown Hattiesburg.

    A suspect in a possible home invasion was shot Sunday night in the Hub City.  The shooting happened just after 9:30 p.m. at a home near the intersection of Orange and Xavier Street in Hattiesburg.  "We are investigating a possible home invasion where it appears the suspect was shot by a homeowner at the residence," said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  The suspect, who was seriously injured, was transported from the scene by ambulance to Forrest ...

    More >>

    A suspect in a possible home invasion was shot Sunday night in the Hub City.  The shooting happened just after 9:30 p.m. at a home near the intersection of Orange and Xavier Street in Hattiesburg.  "We are investigating a possible home invasion where it appears the suspect was shot by a homeowner at the residence," said Hattiesburg Police Capt. Branden McLemore.  The suspect, who was seriously injured, was transported from the scene by ambulance to Forrest ...

    More >>
  • Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen leads USM's "Bald-headed Bandits"

    Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen leads USM's "Bald-headed Bandits"

  • Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen leads USM's "Bald-headed Bandits"

    Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen leads USM's "Bald-headed Bandits"

    Monday, September 25 2017 1:10 AM EDT2017-09-25 05:10:47 GMT
    USM senior defensive end Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen. Courtesy: WDAMUSM senior defensive end Xavier "PawPaw" Thigpen. Courtesy: WDAM

    On a wet Saturday night in September 2016, Xavier Thigpen feasted. A season-high four tackles-for-loss against Troy, the most by a Golden Eagle since Cleveland Brown Jamie Collins recorded the same in 2012. Thigpen has continued his tenacious play through three games of 2017: Nine tackles, one sack and a fumble recovery to the end zone so far. This season will be the last ride for "PawPaw" Thigpen.

    More >>

    On a wet Saturday night in September 2016, Xavier Thigpen feasted. A season-high four tackles-for-loss against Troy, the most by a Golden Eagle since Cleveland Brown Jamie Collins recorded the same in 2012. Thigpen has continued his tenacious play through three games of 2017: Nine tackles, one sack and a fumble recovery to the end zone so far. This season will be the last ride for "PawPaw" Thigpen.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly