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SCOTTY MCCREERY ROBBERY
Police: Singer McCreery robbed at gunpoint in apartment near North Carolina State University
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Monday, May 5, 2014 2:50 PM EDT
Police say country music singer Scotty McCreery was the victim of an early morning home invasion near the campus of North Carolina State University, where he is a student.
Police say the 20-year-old McCreery was among the victims. No one was injured.
A native of nearby Garner, McCreery won TV's "American Idol" in 2011. He was named best new artist at the Academy of Country Music Awards the next year. In addition to being a recording star and a pitchman for Bojangles' Chicken 'n Biscuits, McCreery is wrapping up his sophomore year of college.