Police investigate attempted armed robbery of downtown Shell station

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Lafayette police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Shell Gas Station on 4th street in Lafayette.

Posted: Dec 4, 2018 2:47 PM
Updated: Dec 4, 2018 2:59 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Shell Gas Station on 4th street in Lafayette. According to police, Around 1:30 a.m. Monday, a clerk said a man entered the business armed with a handgun and demanded money. After refusing, the suspect fled firing a single round at the clerk who was behind bullet resistant glass.

Later that same day, around 10:30 a.m. Lafayette police received a call for a well-being check at a house on 5th street. It was reported a male subject was bleeding from his leg. Officers arrived to find 29-year-old Levi Darrin Greenup with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to his leg. Greenup was taken into custody for possession of methamphetamine and transported to Saint Elizabeth East Hospital for treatment. During the investigation, Greenup matched the description of the robbery suspect, including the clothing he was wearing.

The investigation by detectives of the robbery, along with the nature of Greenup’s injuries is under investigation.

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