Man trying to rob donut shop shot by police

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ATLANTA - An armed robbery suspect is in custody after police say he tried to rob a donut shop in southwest Atlanta.

The incident happened at the Dunkin' Donuts near the intersection of Ralph D Abernathy Boulevard SW and Cascade Avenue SW just before 10 p.m. Saturday.

Police told Channel 2 that while the man was trying to rob the shop, a police officer arrived at the scene. The suspect tried to flee, but was shot in the arm by the officer, police said.

Following the shooting, the man jumped into a car, but crashed two blocks away from the scene. He was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Police said the man may be linked to other robberies, but would not elaborate as to when and where those crimes may have occurred.

 




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