Store Owner Shoots, Wounds Suspect Trying to Rob Him

Store Owner Shoots, Wounds Suspect Trying to Rob Him

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IRVINGTON, Ala. -

On 04/27/13 at 2155 hours Deputies responded to Sandy's Package Store located at 9196 Irvington BLB Hwy for a commercial robbery.  The owner of the store reported that an unknown white male entered the store armed with a rifle and took currency from the register. The victim reported that he fired at the subject and that he believed that he shot the subject.  The subject left the scene in a white Dodge Charger. 

On 04/27/13 at 2222 hours Deputies responded to 9148 Two Mile Road for one-shot.  When deputies arrived on scene they found a white Dodge Charger parked in the yard and a white male identified as Charles Steele, suffering from a gunshot wound to his torso.  Steele would not tell deputies how he was shot or who shot him.  Steele was transported to USA Medical Center.

Investigators say a search of Steele's residence revealed all of the currency that was stolen and the rifle that was used to commit the robbery was located and seized. 

Steele will be arrested for Robbery First Degree when he is released from the hospital. 

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