Police: Suspect shot by off-duty officer connected to robberies - FOX 13 News

Police: Suspect shot by off-duty officer connected to 5 bank robberies

Posted: Updated:
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -

Investigators say an off-duty DeKalb police officer who shot a man at a bank helped to stop a serial bank robber.

Last December, Eric Roberts was shot while trying to rob Capital City Bank and Trust in Stone Mountain, according to investigators.

Police say the suspect, who later died, was connected to five other bank robberies in the area.

The deputy who thwarted what would have been the sixth robbery said he was just doing his job, according to authorities.

Powered by WorldNow

FOX 13 / WTVT-TV
3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices