Updated:CONYERS, Ga.,None — Channel 2 Action News has learned that a customer who was shot during a robbery attempt at a GameStop store in Conyers has died, the Conyers police chief confirmed.
The victim, 40-year-old Adrian Snow, walked into the store sometime after noon Thursday.
Investigators said the suspects, Giovannte Maddox, 27, and Demarkus Williams, 25, both of Atlanta, tried to tie Snow up, but that Snow wouldn't cooperate. A Gamestop employee was also tied up while the suspects stole personal items from him and pocketed merchandise throughout the store, Conyers police said in a news release.
Maddox and Williams were taken into custody and charged with armed robbery, kidnapping, aggravated battery and other offenses.
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News Chopper 2 flew over the scene just after 12:30 p.m. at Highway 138 and Dogwood Drive.
When officers arrived, the suspects had taken off and Snow was shot in the hand and shoulder. He was airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital and underwent surgery for the injuries, but he later died.
Channel 2's Tom Regan gamestop robbery IM sewer Police search storm drains for GameStop robber. Police search storm drains for GameStop robber.
After a short foot chase, police said they tracked down Maddox and Williams a short distance from the store. They said they were searching for a third robber in storm drains around the area -- including under the store, but later realized that there was no third person involved.