One killed in apparent robbery attempt near Cheaha State Park; possible suspect also shot




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  • 2022-08-14 21:26:20Z
  • By The Gadsden Times
 

A man was shot and killed in what investigators believe was an attempted robbery Sunday morning near Cheaha State Park, according to the Clay County Sheriff's Office.

The victim in the apparent robbery was killed; another person considered a suspect in the crime also was shot and was flown to a hospital for treatment. According to the sheriff's office, deputies are at the hospital with the injured person and weapons have been discovered in connection with the crime.

The sheriff's office is looking for a possible accomplice, a woman, believed to have fled the scene on foot.

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The incident occurred Sunday morning on National Forest Service Road near Cheaha State Park.

The victim's identity has not been made public as the investigation continues. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Clay County Sheriff's Office at (256) 354-2176.

This article originally appeared on The Gadsden Times: Clay County Sheriff: One killed, suspect shot in attempted robbery

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