PHENIX CITY, Ala. (AP) — A man charged with attempted murder after a shootout with police in Phenix City is also wanted in Georgia.
The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports (http://bit.ly/1bqeWQ2 ) Phenix City police wounded Robert Lorenzo Anderson by shooting him in the leg after he fled and fired at officers responding to a report of gunshots fired at an apartment complex.
Police say officers approaching the Riverview Apartments on Thursday saw Anderson climb out a window and start to run away. Police say he drew a gun and began shooting as the officers chased him into downtown Phenix City.
Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor says Anderson was hospitalized in satisfactory condition. None of the officers were injured.
The sheriff says authorities discovered after arresting Anderson that he's wanted in neighboring Georgia on armed robbery charges.
Information from: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, http://ledger-enquirer.com
Created: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 07:15:21 EST
Updated: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 07:15:21 EST