Store Manager Shoots, Kills Robber In Gunfire Exchange: Police

Suspect Killed In Armed Robbery

WINSTON-SALEM — Winston-Salem Police say one person is dead from an armed robbery at Coliseum Bingo and Games Wednesday around 5 a.m.

Police say shots were fired inside the business at 2804 University Parkway, injuring two people with one dying at the scene.

According to a release, two men entered the business and threatened a manager and people inside with handguns.

The night time manager, a 63 year-old man, also had a gun. Police said there were shots fired between the manager and Deshaun Rashaud FisherMcCullum, a suspect. The manager was shot in the shoulder, FisherMcCullum was also shot by the manager, and then police say the suspects ran from the scene.

FisherMcCullum was found 300 yards from the business where he died as a result of his injuries. 

The manager was taken to a hospital and has non-life threatening injuries. Police have not released his name at the moment. 

The investigation into this crime continues.  Authorities ask that anyone with information regarding this incident, contact the Winston-Salem Police Department at 336-773-7700 or CrimeStoppers at 336-727-2800.   

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