Crockett Co. Store Robbed, Officer Shot

7 Eyewitness News Staff

Breaking news from, Crockett County of an armed robbery and officer who was shot in Friendship.

Authorities say that Police Chief Bill Garrett was shot while the robbery was in progress. Its reported that he is currently listed as critical, but in stable condition.

According to reports from Crockett County dispatch, the initial call came in to officers just after 9, Friday night.

Police officers and sheriff's deputies from multiple agencies looked for two suspects in connection with the robbery of the Dollar General Store in Friendship.

Its confirmed that one of the suspects has been caught, but police are not currently releasing names or information. We'll keep you updated as we learn more.

Stay with 7 Eyewitness News for the latest details on this breaking news.


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