COLUMBUS, Ga — Police say an attempted robbery didn’t go as planned for the would-be thief.
News 3’s media partner, The Ledger-Inquirer, says a man who tried to steal cigarettes and cash from the Circle K on Warm Spring’s Road was shot by a customer as he tried to get away.
Police say the attempted robbery happened at about 2:40 p.m. Monday. They say the suspect is Gary Clifford Adams.
Officers say they were patrolling the area when someone flagged them down towards Adams who was behind the Circle K building.
Adams was taken to Midtown Medical Center to be treated for his gunshot wound. A second robbery suspect is still at large.
Police say the customer with the gun has not been charged in this incident.