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Police shoot, critically injure 1 suspect, arrest 4 more after witnessing central Ohio robbery
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, October 17, 2013 6:26 PM EDT
Columbus police say officers who witnessed a group rob a store shot and critically injured an armed suspect and arrested four more people.
The department says police following the group saw them rob employees of a store at gunpoint. Police say officers confronted the suspects as they returned to a vehicle, and a male suspect who got out with a handgun was shot by a 22-year-veteran assigned to the SWAT unit.
The injured suspect was taken to a hospital in critical condition. The remaining four suspects were arrested without incident.
Police say the 23-year-old man, 30-year-old woman and three 17-year-old boys are charged with aggravated robbery.