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Man shot by police while trying to rob Dunkin Donuts in Atlanta

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A man was shot by police after being caught robbing a Dunkin' Donuts in southwest Atlanta Saturday night.

According to John Chafee with Atlanta police, officers noticed a man robbing the store at the 1300 block of Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard around 11 p.m.

Police say the man started shooting at them while inside the store, and continued to engage with officers as he left the building, when officers opened fire.

The man was able to get into his vehicle and leave, but eventually crashed a short distance away, according to police.

After catching the man, police said they found that he had several gunshot wounds.  He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

Police found a weapon and several pieces of evidence connecting the man with other robberies, according to authorities.

He was charged with robbery, and other charges are pending.

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