Kennett man injured by bullet fragments during robbery

Kennett man injured by bullet fragments during robbery
Kennett Police are investigating a late night robbery on Sunday, June 14. (Source: KFVS)

KENNETT, Mo. (KFVS) - Kennett Police are investigating a late night robbery on Sunday, June 14.

A 54-year old Kennett man told police he was injured after a man dressed in black robbed him around 10:22 p.m. at Jerry Neighbors Auto Sales located on Independence Ave.

Kennett Police said during the robbery, the suspect fired-off one round and the bullet hit the concrete. Fragments of the bullet hit the victim.

A wallet was taken from the victim and the suspect ran from the scene.

The victim was transported by a private vehicle to a Memphis hospital for treatment. He is now recovering at home.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing a black hoodie with a face covering.

Kennett Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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