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Cops: Man shot while trying to rob Waffle House in Villa Rica found dead — in Carrollton

A Waffle House customer who shot an alleged robber will likely not face charges, police confirmed.

Adrian Wordlow, 28, of Bowdon, is accused of entering the Waffle House on Ga. 61 around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, pointing what turned out to be a BB gun at employees and threatening to rob the restaurant, Villa Rica police said in a Facebook post.

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The customer then shot Wordlow, who left the restaurant and was found dead on Brown Street in Carrollton about seven hours later, Villa Rica police Capt. Keith Shaddix told AJC.com. Carrollton is about 20 miles from Villa Rica.

He said, “I do not anticipate any charges against the customer who shot (Wordlow).”

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According to reports and Wordlow’s public Facebook page, he was a youth pastor, singer, songwriter and musician.

An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to contact Villa Rica police at 678-840-1320. 

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