Georgia bank robbery suspect shot, later dies

Georgia bank robbery suspect shot, later dies

December 28th, 2012 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Police in DeKalb County say a man who was shot during an attempted bank robbery has died.

WSB-TV reports a DeKalb County sheriff's deputy was inside the bank at the time and shot the suspect - identified as Eric Roberts - around 11 a.m.

Authorities say Roberts jumped from a window and tried to flee the scene, but was apprehended.

The deputy who was involved in the shooting has been placed on administrative leave, and the shooting is under investigation.


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