Suspect shot by officer after bank robbery in Rock Hill, police say

Suspect hand was shot in shooting with officers after bank robbery
Suspect hand was shot in shooting with officers after bank robbery
Published: Nov. 20, 2023 at 8:57 PM EST|Updated: Nov. 20, 2023 at 11:16 PM EST
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ROCKHILL, S.C. (WBTV) - A suspect was shot by police following an armed robbery at the PNC Bank in Rock Hill, according to officials.

The Rock Hill Police Department stated that around 6 p.m. on Monday, they responded to the 1800 block of India Hook Road in regards to an armed robbery. Officers received information that the suspect used a gun and fled after receiving an undisclosed amount of money.

Officials state that officers in the Millwood Shopping Center saw a man on a bicycle matching the description. Officers then tried to stop the man, but he got off the bicycle and was armed with a handgun, according to the department.

Rock Hill Police officials stated that officers fired their guns, striking the suspect in the hand. Officials then stated the suspect dropped the gun and fell to the ground and officers were able to arrest him.

David Herbert Massie
David Herbert Massie(Rock Hill Police Department)

The suspect was taken to Piedmont Medical Center where he was treated and released to jail.

No officers were injured during the incident.

Police have since identified the man as 45-year-old David Herbert Massie of Pennsylvania. He is charged with armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

The Rock Hill Police Department is still investigating the incident.