Be on the lookout: Gunman remains at large
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- A man was transported to Bert Fish Medical Center with a gunshot wound to an ankle after he was robbed by another man in the 300 block of Palm Street Saturday night, New Smyrna Beach police said.
Here is a synopsis of what occurred in the 9:16 p.m. incident: The victim, 39-year-old Jimmie Lee Clark, Jr., said he was robbed by a fellow African-American man armed with a small-caliber handgun.
Police were dispatched to 404 Hickory St. where they were told by the victim of the robbery that the gunman ran off after robbing him of cash, the amount of which was not disclosed by cops. The victim was treated in the Bert Fish ER and later released.
The gunman, described as wearing a white tank top and white shorts has not been apprehended. Police are treating the incident as an armed robbery/aggravated battery.
The gunman is considered very dangerous. Anyone who comes across him or has any information that could help lead to his apprehension is asked to please call New Smyrna Beach police at 386-424-2220.