Subway employee in Cobb shoots attempted robber in chest, police say

UPDATE: Yates was booked into the Cobb County Adult Detention Center March 9. He is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. 

ORIGINAL STORY: A Subway store employee shot a man who police say tried to rob the Cobb County restaurant Monday morning.

The armed robbery call came in to Acworth police about 10:25 a.m., spokesman Capt. Mark Cheatham told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. 

Deandre Antonio Yates, 20, of Cincinnati, walked in alone to the Subway at 3305 Acworth Oaks Drive, near Baker Road, Cheatham said. 

A worker performing maintenance service for the business shot Yates in the chest, Cheatham said. Yates ran out of the restaurant and, minutes later, Kennesaw police got a call about a man having been shot, Cheatham said.

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