North Carolina senator knows what it’s like to be shot

N.C. Sen. Floyd McKissick Jr.'s arm was almost shot off during an armed robbery half his life ago. Exactly 33 years later, McKissick recalled the night he was shot and the aftermath.
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N.C. Sen. Floyd McKissick Jr.'s arm was almost shot off during an armed robbery half his life ago. Exactly 33 years later, McKissick recalled the night he was shot and the aftermath.

Dawn Baumgartner Vaughan has been covering Durham for more than a decade and has received five North Carolina Press Association awards.