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Sheriff: Man shot during armed robbery in Benndale community

BENNDALE, MS (WLOX) -

A man is recovering from two gunshot wounds after he was shot in the hand and thigh during an armed robbery late Tuesday night in the Benndale community of George County.

Sheriff Keith Havard said deputies responded to the shooting around 11 p.m. and found the victim had been shot twice. The man was airlifted to USA Medical Center in Mobile, AL.

We have no update on the victim’s condition at this time.

Havard said his department is working with the Mobile County Sheriff’s Department to track down the suspect, who is believed to be in Alabama. Havard said he cannot identify the suspect because of the ongoing investigation.

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