UPDATE: Police identify employee stabbed in Macy’s at Mall of Georgia
Suspect shot by police after stabbing
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Police have identified the employee who was stabbed during a robbery in Macy’s at the Mall of Georgia on Friday as 55-year-old David Walker.
Walker and the suspect are still being treated for their injuries at a local hospital but are expected to survive.
An employee of Macy’s at the Mall of Georgia is in the hospital after being stabbed multiple times during a robbery attempt.
Gwinnett Police say 27-year-old Jose Reyes-Serrato of Loganville entered the store late Friday morning and began smashing jewelry cases and grabbing the jewelry.
A store employee attempted to stop Reyes-Serrato and was stabbed multiple times, according to police.
Reyes-Serrato then ran from the store and got into a grey truck.
Gwinnett Police encountered the man near the mall and an officer rammed the vehicle to stop the suspect. Reyes-Serrato then got out of the truck and tried to run away. That’s when he was shot by a police officer.
The employee is in the hospital with severe injuries. The suspect is also in the hospital but his condition is unknown.
Macy’s released the following statement:
At Macy’s the safety of our customers and our colleagues is a top priority. We are working closely with the local police department on this investigation and defer all comments about the case to them per policy.
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Macy’s sent CBS46 the following statement regarding the incident.
At this time, no other information is known.
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