Suspect in custody after two shot at North Carolina Walgreens

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Authorities are investigating a double shooting at a Garner Walgreens on Feb. 14, 2019. (Photo: Dave Hattman/WNCN)

GARNER, NC (WNCN) — Authorities are investigating a double shooting at a Garner Walgreens that occurred Thursday morning and left two people with serious injuries, according to officials.

Police, fire and EMS units were dispatched just before 10 a.m. to the Walgreens located at 1116 U.S. Highway 70 west.

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A Walgreens employee told a CBS 17 reporter that there was a robbery of the pharmacy and that the suspect wanted drugs. The suspect then shot a pharmacist and a pharmacy tech.

The suspect has been identified as Stephen Denning, CBS 17 confirms. Denning lives on Henry Drive – which is a block from the Walgreens.

The two victims were identified as 31-year-old Sarah Wright, of Clayton, and 33-year-old Brandon Gordon, of Garner.



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