Henry County Sheriff's deputies are looking for an unidentified suspect they say held a man in a barbershop at gunpoint, robbed him, shot him and then escaped.
Craig Keen of Axton is being treated for non-life-threatening wounds from the incident Saturday afternoon at Image Improvement Barbershop, 640 Axton Road in Axton, a release from the HC Sheriff's Office release said.
Deputies and Henry County EMS responded to a 911 call from the barber shop at approximately 1:41 p.m., but before they arrived, Keen had been transported via personal vehicle to the UNC-Rockingham Health Care Emergency Room in Eden, N.C..
Deputies learned that an unknown subject had entered the barbershop during business hours and held Keen at gunpoint and robbed him of cash, the release said.
During this incident, Keen was shot, and the suspect fled the scene in a newer-model sports-utility vehicle or hatchback-style vehicle with North Carolina license plates, the release said.
Keen is being treated for his injuries, and this incident remains under investigation.
The Sheriff's Office asks that anyone having information pertaining to this or any other investigation is asked to contact deputies at 276-638-8751 or Crimestoppers at 63-CRIME (632-7463).
The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2,5000 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.