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Shelbyville Gas Station Attendant Shoots Robbery Suspect

Last updated on Tuesday, December 4, 2012

(SHELBYVILLE) - A gas station attendant shoots one suspect during an attempted robbery in Shelbyville.

Shelbyville Police Lt. Michael Turner told Fox59 two men tried to take control of an employee during a robbery attempt around 9:20 p.m. Monday.

It happened at the Bonded Country Mark station located in the 200 block of East Broadway St.

During the struggle, the attendant was able to locate a gun and fire and injure one of the two suspects.

Both suspects ran away from the gas station after the attempted robbery.

One suspect was found suffering from his gunshot wound a short distance to the east of the gas station.

The second suspect was located about 45 minutes later with the assistance of several K-9 and other city and county officers.

The wounded suspect was transported to IU Health Methodist Hospital in unknown condition, while the second suspect was taken to Shelbyville Police headquarters for questioning.

Shelbyville Police expect to release more information this morning.

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