Sanford man shot twice

Jan. 22, 2013 @ 05:01 AM

A local man was shot twice Sunday night, according to the Sanford Police Department.

Robert Knight, 68, of the 200 block of Grove Street, was shot once in the lower left leg and the upper right leg while walking outside of his home at 7:14 p.m. Sunday, according to a Sanford Police Department release.

Knight reported he was walking outside when someone started shooting a handgun from a nearby residence toward him, according to the release. Knight was transported to Central Carolina Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Warrants were issued on the suspect in the case, according to the release. Officials could not be reached for additional information.