- Associated Press - Friday, July 14, 2017

ELLENWOOD, Ga. (AP) - Police say a man found dead in a lake in Georgia was a suspect in an armed robbery.

Media outlets report that a man’s body was found Wednesday in Ward Lake. According to a DeKalb County Police report, police now believe the man, identified as 29-year-old Joshua Allen, shot the driver of a Ford F-150 on July 5.

The report says the victim allegedly picked up Allen, whose name he didn’t know, and was offering him a ride when Allen produced a gun and tried to rob him. Allen shot the driver, causing the truck to crash next to Ward Lake.

The victim was taken to the hospital. His condition hasn’t been disclosed.

An autopsy has been ordered for Allen’s body.


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