Suspect, victim both wanted by police after shooting at Burlington gas station
BURLINGTON, N.C. — A suspect and victim are both wanted by police following a shooting at a Burlington gas station on Wednesday evening.
Officers responded to the Fairway One Stop at 1382 S. Church St. at 6:39 p.m. in reference to a shots fired call.
Upon arrival, officers found a man who identified himself as “Benjamin Moores.” He had been shot in the left arm. The suspect was reported to have fled the area on foot toward South Main Street.
The victim was transported by Alamance County EMS to Alamance Regional Medical Center where he was treated and released. No one else was injured during the incident.
The victim reported that the suspect entered the store and started an altercation with his girlfriend. The victim said the suspect produced a handgun and began firing inside the store, and that he pushed the suspect out of the store where a struggle took place and the suspect ran away.
After further investigation, Burlington police determined that the victim provided a false identity and was actually Gary Lamont Baldwin, 24, of Burlington, according to a news release on Thursday afternoon.
Baldwin currently has outstanding warrants for misdemeanor failure to appear, Burlington police said. A warrant was obtained for Baldwin for resist, obstruct and delay for providing a false name during an investigation.
The shooting suspect has been identified as Lloyd C. Gillis, 24, of Graham. Burlington police said they have obtained warrants on Gillis for two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Burlington police at (336) 229-3503.