Shooting Reported At Johnston County Business

Update 4:25pm – Authorities said an armed robbery occurred at E-Zee Auto during which the victim was shot.  The victim walked to the parking lot of Lane & Associates Dentistry to summon help.

Update 4:20pm – The victim has been transported by ambulance to Wake Medical Center. The victim was conscious and speaking with investigators when he left the scene.

CLEVELAND – Numerous law enforcement officers are on the scene of a shooting reported around 3:45pm today (Friday) in the vicinity of E-Zee Auto at 12433 Cleveland Road, Garner near the I-40 / NC42 interchange in Cleveland.

Unconfirmed reports indicate one person was shot in the parking lot of the used car business.  The victim went to Lane & Associates Family Dentistry at 12450 Cleveland Road to seek help.

The condition of the victim was not immediately known.

Law enforcement officers are searching for two suspects last seen wearing ski masks.

A motive for the shooting is unknown.

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