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Suspect charged with Shell Gas Station attempted robbery

A man faces multiple charges in connection to the attempted robbery of the Shell Gas Station in Lafayette.

Posted: Dec. 12, 2018 4:14 PM
Updated: Dec. 12, 2018 4:16 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A man faces multiple charges in connection to the attempted robbery of the Shell Gas Station in Lafayette. According to court filings, Levi Darrin Greenup if facing the following nine charges:

  1. Attempted Robbery (Level 3 Felony)
  2. Intimidating by Means of a Deadly Weapon (Level 5 Felony)
  3. Attempted Battery by Means of a Deadly Weapon (Level 5 Felony)
  4. Criminal Recklessness (Level 6 Felony)
  5. Pointing a Firearm (Level 6 Felony)
  6. Attempted Theft (Class A Misdemeanor)
  7. Carrying a Handgun without a License (Class A Misdemeanor)
  8. Possession of Methamphetamine (Level 6 Felony)
  9. Resisting Law Enforcement (Class A Misdemeanor)

On December 4, police responded to an attempted armed robbery at the Shell station on South 4th Street in Lafayette. Employees stated a man entered the store pulled a gun and demanded money. The employee, behind bullet-resistant glass, refused and called the police. After trying to access the enclosed area, the suspect went to leave the store, turning a firing at the employee.

Later that day, police returned to the area after receiving a report of a man injured around South 5th Street. Greenup, suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the leg, matched the description of the robbery suspect. He was taken to the hospital for treatment and later arrested.

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