Greenville
7:50 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Suspects sought in robbery, shooting

The Greenville Police Department was searching Wednesday evening for multiple suspects wanted in connection with an early morning armed robbery during which one man was shot and seriously wounded.

Jeffrey Day, Jr. remained in the intensive care unit in Parkland Hospital in Dallas Wednesday, after being transported by air ambulance following the incident.

A reward is being offered for information which results in the arrest of the suspects responsible for the attack.

According to the police department, officers responded shortly after 1 a.m. Wednesday to a report of an aggravated robbery and shooting at 1223 Division Street. Day Jr. had arrived at the address accompanied by his father, Jeffrey Day Sr., and his brother Michael Chesshire-Day when Day Jr. and Chesshire-Day were confronted after exiting their vehicle by a person who had gotten out of another car. The suspect vehicle pulled in behind the victims’ truck. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded the victims’ wallets. A physical altercation ensued, during which Day Jr. sustained a gunshot wound to the head. Day Sr., who had come to the aid of his son, sustained minor injuries.

Two black males, who had arrived in the car with the suspect, aided the suspect in his escape. The car was last seen headed east on Division toward Interstate 30.

The alleged shooter is described as a light-skinned black male or Hispanic male, approximately five-foot-six to five -foot-seven  tall with a thin build. He was clean-shaven and wearing red sweatpants and a red hoodie.

The suspects’ vehicle is described as a red four-door sedan driven by a black male. The other suspect was described as a black male between six-foot and six-foot-five with a medium build wearing baggy white clothing.