Vehicle theft suspect shot by car owner in Shelby Co.

Vehicle theft suspect shot by car owner in Shelby Co.
Vehicle theft suspect shot by car owner in Shelby Co.(Shelby County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jan. 11, 2023 at 5:25 PM CST
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SHELBY CO., Ala. (WBRC) - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has launched an investigation after they say shots were fired during a robbery Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies responded around 1 p.m. to a report of a robbery in the 500 block of Phillips Drive in Vincent.

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Police say they were met with a male subject who stated his vehicle was taken by a male and female during a robbery and he discharged a weapon during the incident.

The stolen vehicle was located by an off-duty officer from the Harpersville Police Department approximately 20 minutes later at the MAPCO gas station on Hwy 280.

Childersburg Police and the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office detained a male and female who matched the description of those involved in the stolen vehicle incident.

The male suspect appeared to be suffering from a gunshot wound, and he was transported to a Birmingham-area hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time, but his injuries are reported to be non-life-threatening.

Investigators from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating the matter.

Anyone who has additional information in this case should contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office at 205-670-6000 or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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