Circle K robbery suspect shot by customer

COLUMBUS, Ga — Police say an attempted robbery didn’t go as planned for the would-be thief.

News 3’s media partner, The Ledger-Inquirer, says a man who tried to steal cigarettes and cash from the Circle K on Warm Spring’s Road was shot by a customer as he tried to get away.

Police say the attempted robbery happened at about 2:40 p.m. Monday. They say the suspect is Gary Clifford Adams.

Officers say they were patrolling the area when someone flagged them down towards Adams who was behind the Circle K building.

Adams was taken to Midtown Medical Center to be treated for his gunshot wound. A second robbery suspect is still at large.

Police say the customer with the gun has not been charged in this incident.

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