2 wounded in shooting during robbery in SW Atlanta

1:52 AM, Nov 30, 2012   |    comments
Atlanta police investigate a shooting during a robbery at an American Deli location in SW Atlanta on Nov. 29, 2012.
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ATLANTA -- Atlanta police said two people were wounded during a business robbery and shooting in Southwest Atlanta Thursday afternoon.

Police said it happened at the American Deli in the 500 block of Cascade Avenue at about 3 p.m.

Atlanta Police Officer John Chaffee said in a statement that the suspect was described as black male wearing a hoodie and baggy blue jeans. Chaffee said the suspect took an unknown amount of cash from the eatery's register, then fired several shots before leaving.

Investigators said a female victim was shot once in her side, and a second victim, a male, was grazed by a round. Both people were taken to hospital and listed in stable condition.

The Atlanta Police Commercial Robbery Unit is continuing the investigation.

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