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1 Dead, 1 hurt after shooting and attempted armed robbery in Warner Robins

Warner Robins police say it happened on 1307 Watson Boulevard near Vernon Drive

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Warner Robins Police are investigating an armed robbery that left a man dead on Watson Boulevard on Monday night. 

Police say they responded to a call around 9:44 p.m. about an armed robbery at American Philly N Wing on 1307 Watson Boulevard near Vernon Drive. 

When officers arrived, they spoke to the business owner and multiple witnesses who say the victim was pistol whipped.

Police say during that time the victim pulled out his own weapon and shots were fired.

The suspect then ran away, and officers found him in an area on Vernon drive.

The suspect went to the hospital with gunshot wounds, and later died from his injuries.

The suspect was identified as 23-year-old Joshua Hickey, according to Coroner James Williams. 

 An autopsy will be performed at the GBI CrimeLab.

The victim has minor injuries from the assault and did not need medical treatment.

If you have any information on this case, please contact: CID (478) 302-5380.

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