Security Guard Shoots Robbery Suspect at S. Hairston Bank

According to news reports, a teller also sustained an injury in the Wednesday morning incident.

A security guard shot a bank robbery suspect in the knee Wednesday morning at the Citizens Trust Bank at 2592 S. Hairston Rd., according to ajc.com.

A bank teller sustained a graze wound from debris, ajc.com reports.

The suspect came into the bank and tried to rob it after 9 a.m. Wednesday. He was described as making an "aggressive movement with his handgun" when the security guard confronted him, according to ajc.com. A CBS Atlanta report said the bank robbery suspect had a toy gun.

The guard fired several shots at the suspect, who was hit in the knee and will be taken to DeKalb County Jail after examination at a local hospital, the reports state.

The bank is in unincorporated Decatur near Wesley Chapel Road.


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