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Attempted robbery, shooting at Taylorsville Business



Updated Apr. 23, 6:00 p.m.

Taylorsville Police Department officers are investigating an attempted robbery at Beasley Power Equipment on Hwy. 16 South in Taylorsville. The incident happened on Thursday afternoon, April 23, 2015.

Three people were reportedly trying to steal a chainsaw from the store. An employee reportedly shot one of the suspects. The injured suspect was airlifted to Carolinas Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the head.

The two remaining suspects were apprehended a short distance away.


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Submitted By: Rose JonesSubmitted: 4/23/2015
I commend the officers who had a part in taking action so quickly to make sure of the safety of the citizens of Alexander County, my home county.

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