Authorities issued a “be on the lookout” alert for a man from Vass who they say shot at a driver in Alamance County.

On Tuesday evening, Alamance County Deputies responded to Patterson Road in Snow Camp in reference to shots fired. While en-route, Central Communications advised that a person on scene stated he had been shot at.

Deputies arrived on scene and located a red sedan with bullet holes in the front of the vehicle. The victim, who was uninjured, stated that Billy Garner,42, rammed his vehicle, then shot at him with a semi-automatic rifle.

Garner then approached the driver’s side window and demanded money. Garner fled the scene on foot prior to deputies arriving. Billy Joe Garner’s last known address is in Vass.

Garner has active warrants for

• Assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill
• Armed robbery
• Conspiracy to commit armed robbery
• Discharge a firearm into an occupied vehicle
• Possession of a firearm by a felon

This incident remains under investigation. If anyone has information or if anyone knows the whereabouts of Billy Joe Garner, call the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office at 336-570-6300 or 911.

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