Greensboro man killed by employee while allegedly trying to rob Georgia Subway

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AUGUSTA, Ga. -- A Greensboro man was shot and killed by a clerk while allegedly trying to rob a Georgia Subway.

According to WRDW, Cornelius Lamar Harrison, 24, of Greensboro, and another man attempted to rob a Subway in Augusta on Sunday afternoon.

The men entered the Subway at 12:25 p.m. Sunday and asked about Atlanta, according to an incident report obtained by the Augusta Chronicle. One man went to the restroom while the other paced the restaurant.

A female employee at the restaurant told police the two men seemed suspicious so she went to get her firearm from the back of the store.

During this, she heard one man tell her 14-year-old son to go to the back of the business while the other man jumped over the counter, the report said.

The report said the man standing with her son then struck him in the head with a tire iron. The employee fired two shots at the man who hit her son.

Both men fled the scene. The employee chased them and said she fired another shot, hitting one of the fleeing suspects in the side, the report said.

Deputies found Harrison bleeding from his side in a wooded area near the business, the Chronicle reports. He was taken to Augusta University Medial Center where he died from his injuries.

The other suspect, identified as Brandon James Simmons, 25, of Durham, was arrested Monday, according to WRDW.

The 14-year-old son of the employee was taken to an area hospital for treatment. There is no word on his condition.