WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A man is behind bars after allegedly robbing another man of his shoes and shooting him, authorities with the Wilmington Police Department say.
Tayshawn Lamons Robbins, 30, of Wilmington was arrested by US Marshals Friday morning on arrest warrants for robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Police say Tuesday afternoon, Robbins approached a man he knew in the 4700 block of Greentree Road and demanded his tennis shoes, shot the victim in the foot and took the shoes.
Robbins fled Wilmington after the incident.
The shoes are valued at around $50.
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