Ga. bank robbery suspect shot, later dies

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Friday, Dec. 28, 2012

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) -- Police in DeKalb County say a man who was shot during an attempted bank robbery has died.

WSB-TV reports a DeKalb County sheriff's deputy was inside the bank at the time and shot the suspect -- identified as Eric Roberts -- around 11 a.m.

Authorities say Roberts jumped from a window and tried to flee the scene, but was apprehended.

The deputy who was involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave, and the shooting is under investigation.

(Copyright 2012, The Associated Press)


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