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      Store owner shoots suspect after attempted robbery

      Two men are arrested after trying to hold up a package store in Coffee County.

      / Telfair Sheriff's Department

      Two men are arrested after trying to hold up a package store in Telfair County.

      Police say 32-year-old Kenyon Fryer, and 33-year-old Lee Barfield were arrested Wednesday night after they tried holding up the Helena Package Store Monday afternoon.

      Police say the store owner shot and wounded one of the suspects during the altercation.

      He was sent to the hospital and is now back in police custody.

      Both men are charged with armed robbery.

      No charges will be filed against the store owner.

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