Passer-by Blocks Suspect’s Path

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 27, 2010

Geriee Gillespie walked into the Mocksville Police Department on Monday.
She was lucky to be there. She was lucky a Good Samaritan happened by after her boyfriend had hit and shot her twice in a Mocksville parking lot on Nov. 19.
That Samaritan just happened to be driving by the gas station at US 601 North and Madison Road that evening. He saw the woman being dragged into a car, and the suspect trying to drive away.
He blocked the exit with his vehicle, then got Gillespie and took her across the street. The suspect ran, and was later caught …