Search Underway For Suspect Wanted For Robbery, Shooting

A 28 year-old man was shot during an attempted robbery Thursday night.  The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office said they got the call at 11:55pm.

Deputies responded to 23 Shetland Lane in Bunnlevel where they found Courtney Smith suffering from a gunshot wound.  Smith was taken to Betsy Johnson Hospital for treatment. He was released from the hospital this morning (Friday).

Deputies are searching for Ryan Shamel Elliott.  Elliott is wanted on outstanding warrants charging him with assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury with attempt to kill, attempted robbery and possession of a firearm by a felon, according to a press release from Sheriff Wayne Coats.

Anyone with information on the location of Ryan Shamel Elliott is asked to call the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office at 910-893-9111 or dial 911.