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Man shot, killed outside NC Burger King

Posted on: 2:54 pm, August 17, 2013, by

Officials said a man was shot and killed outside a North Carolina Burger King after eating breakfast with his father. (Credit: WTVD-TV)

Officials said a man was shot and killed outside a North Carolina Burger King after eating breakfast with his father. (Credit: WTVD-TV)

ABERDEEN, N.C. — Officials said a man was shot and killed outside a North Carolina Burger King after eating breakfast with his father.

WTVD-TV reported that 23-year-old Wesley Allan Swinnie was fatally shot just after 9 a.m. Saturday at the restaurant on U.S. 1 in Moore County.

Authorities said the victim was eating with his dad when he stepped outside to smoke a cigarette when two suspects approached him, shooting him multiple times. Police said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Aberdeen police said they have two suspects in custody after a brief chase.

The family said they did not know if the victim knew the suspects. The victim was reportedly from the Hoffman area in Richmond County. A motive was not released.

Source: WTVD-TV