Friday, December 9, 2016

Local Facebook Group Deal Ends With Man Getting Shot and Robbed

VICTORVILLE-(VVNG.com): A man was shot and robbed after arranging to meet up with a person selling a 55″ television via a local Facebook sales group.

The incident occurred at approximately 11:00 P.M., on Saturday, April 25th in the 13000 block of Mt. Baldy Way in Victorville.

“There were two suspects, one white male and one black male, the white male was the shooter. They left but no vehicle description was given,” said San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Spokesman Sgt. Burgess in an email.

The victim was airlifted to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound to his shoulder. No arrests have been made at this time.

The group owner since posted a disclaimer to the group accepting no responsibility regarding the safety of trade on the Facebook group.

If you have any information regarding this incident you are asked to contact (760) 241-2911 or to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.

Those making online purchases should always meet in a well-lighted public place, never go alone.

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