Police: Three Wanted in Hotel Armed Robbery, Attempted Murderer Caught

3 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO AN ARMED ROBBERY ATTEMPT THAT LEFT A WOMAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION.

Columbia, SC (WLTX) Columbia Police have arrested three men in connection to a shooting and armed robbery that occurred at a local hotel earlier this week. 

Devonte Anderson, 22, is charged with attempted murder, armed robber, possession of a weapon during a violent crime and criminal conspiracy. 

Anderson was arrested Wednesday afternoon at the North Main Street Library.   Aaron Brown, 18 and a 16-year old are charged with attempted armed robbery and criminal conspiracy and both turned themselves in Tuesday afternoon.  

 

Police investigators believe that the three went to the Baymont Inn and Suites on East Exchange Boulevard on June 26 to rob a 22-year old victim.  She was shot multiple times in the upper body and remains at a local hospital in critical condition 

Police do not believe that the suspects and the victim knew each other.  

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