Monday, March 8, 2010

Shots fired in Waffle House

On Sunday, March 07, 2010, the Martinsburg Police Department responded to the Waffle House located at 1003 Foxcroft Ave. for a report of shots fired inside the establishment. Upon arriving at the scene, Officers spoke to the victim, employees and several patrons. It was learned that a black male got into an argument with the victim. It is believed that the suspect told the victim to take his jacket off. The victim told the suspect he was not getting his jacket and pulled out a knife. The suspect then pulled a gun and shot one round towards the victim. The victim was not hit and the bullet hit an interior wall of the business. Police have identified Gary Garfield Lane, Date of Birth 5-30-1977, as a person of interest in the case. Anyone with information should contact the Martinsburg Police Department at 304-264-2100 or Crime Solvers 304-267-4999.

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