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Police Shoot Robbery Suspect In Salisbury

Police shot a robbery suspect after a hostage situation last night at a Harris Teeter in Salisbury on Jake Alexander Boulevard. The Salisbury Police Department say  30-year-old Cody Maxwell Schimmels held five people, four of them employees at gunpoint for 40 minutes as he attempted to get into the store’s safe.

Police received a call around 11:30 last night, shortly after the store closed. According to police, an officer fired one shot at Schimmels before arresting him.

Schimmels is in critical condition at Baptist Hopital. No hostages or police were hurt.