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Gilpin Court shooting under investigation

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Posted at 3:48 PM, Mar 12, 2012
and last updated 2012-03-12 16:26:14-04

Police are investigating reports of shots fired in Gilpin Court.

The gunfire was reported at the intersection of 1st and Federal Streets, just after 3 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Police sources told CBS 6 reporter Jon Burkett that the shooting occurred during a robbery.The victim was walking down the street when he was approached by the suspect, who carried a handgun.

Polic said that the gun did fire, although no one was injured from the bullets. The victim has non-life threatening injuries. Police said that there is a mark on the victim’s face. It could be from the gun.

Police are still in the area searching for the suspect.

This is a breaking news update and we will have more information as it develops, on CBS 6 and WTVR.com