- Associated Press - Saturday, July 18, 2015

SYCAMORE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say a man who attempted to rob a southwest Georgia gas station with a gun is hospitalized after a customer shot him twice.

WALB-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1StIKvt ) Don Rogers was breaking a $20 bill at the Turner County gas station Friday when he saw someone holding the clerk at gunpoint while demanding money. Rogers says he pulled his own gun and fired three shots when the robber turned toward him.

Rogers says, “I just did what I had to do.”

Authorities say two shots hit 18-year-old Devin Burton, who fled in a car but later called 911. He was admitted to a Macon hospital in critical condition.

Turner County Sheriff Andy Hester says criminals should beware that when it comes to robbing and stealing, “people are tired of it.”


Information from: The Albany Herald, https://albanyherald.com

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