GPD investigates shooting outside Convention Center
The Daily Reflector
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Greenville police are investigating an early morning shooting that took place on Sunday outside the Greenville Convention Center.
At approximately 2:05 Sunday morning, officers were dispatched to the parking lot of the Convention Center for the report of shots fired. When officers arrived on scene, they were informed Grant Isaac Stafford, 23, was injured by gunfire and was en route to Vidant Medical Center via private vehicle.
A preliminary investigation has revealed the shooting likely stemmed from an earlier altercation between the victim and the suspect at an event inside the Convention Center. Witnesses reported the suspect later confronted the victim in the parking lot, at which point shots were fired. The victim remains hospitalized at Vidant Medical Center.
Detectives have been able to obtain images of the suspect from inside the Convention Center. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'10”, wearing a white Toronto Raptors shirt and red pants. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Elias 329-4277 or CrimeStoppers at 758-7777. CrimeStoppers offers up to a $2,500 reward for information that leads to an arrest.