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Husband shoots suspect trying to rob wife in Tennessee, police say

Posted at 11:06 AM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 18:45:03-05

A suspect is in the hospital after being shot while trying to rob a woman in Antioch, Tennessee Monday night.

The robbery occurred at approximately 9:40p.m.

Police said the suspect, described as a man in his early 20s, had robbed the victim when her husband intervened and shot the man in the stomach.

The suspect then fled the scene, and was later dropped off at TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center. Metro police said he suffered critical injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.