published: Monday, September 30, 2013
LPPD probing robbery, shooting
LAKE PLACID -- The Lake Placid Police Department is seeking information into a robbery and shooting Saturday night.
According to a press release from the LPPD, the victim was approached near the Lake Placid Antique Museum on Park Street near the railroad tracks by a "black male wearing pants, no shirt and his head and face covered," who pointed a small firearm and the victim and demanded money.
Once the victim handed over the money, the suspect shot the victim, who was taken to Florida Hospital for non life-threatening wounds.
The press release said the 911 call came at around 8:50 p.m.
Anyone who has information on this case is requested to contact the Lake Placid Police Department at 699-3757. A reward is being offered for any information leading to an arrest. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Heartland Crimestoppers at 800-226-8477.
Fiscal Responsibility (by: Blindman~ - 10/1/2013)
The suspected must have run out of money and couldn't wait until the 1st of the month for their government check.
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