A police officer on his way to a part-time job stopped an armed robbery and fired shots at several suspects, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said.
The Baldwin County deputy, who was still in uniform and in his patrol car, noticed a clerk was being held at gunpoint at a convenience store in Milledgeville about 5:40 p.m. Saturday, agents said.
As the deputy pulled into the parking lot, the clerk ran out of the store, followed by the suspects, authorities said.
A GBI report detailing the incident said the deputy fired at the suspects and held two of the three at gunpoint until additional officers arrived.
No one was injured.
The report does not say how many shots were fired.
Arrested at the scene were Benita Sha’ty-rone Kelsey, 25, and Kemontaye Jashawn Smith, 20, who were both still inside the store when backup arrived, according to the GBI incident report.
The third suspect, Justin Malikk Fleming, 19, turned himself in to the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office the next day.
All three have been charged with armed robbery.
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