LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – According to Little Rock police, a man was shot and killed outside a bank early Tuesday morning.
Police say that two Domino’s Pizza employees were depositing money at the Bank of the Ozarks at 13415 Otter Creek Parkway sometime before 1:30 a.m. when two men tried to rob them.
During the robbery attempt, a gun used by one of the men fell to the ground, and one of the victims was able to retrieve it and fire at one of the suspects. The suspect, later identified as 35-year-old Cornell Drones, then ran to the back of a nearby Edward’s Food Giant, got into a car and drove to the Love’s truck stop nearby where he got out of the vehicle and collapsed. He was pronounced dead around 2 a.m.
Around 4 a.m., police located the second suspect, 40-year-old Anthony Michel of Little Rock, hiding in a bush near the crime scene. He was taken into custody and charged with capital murder and aggravated robbery. He is being held in the Pulaski County Detention Center with no bond.
According to Lt. Steve McClanahan with the Little Rock Police Department, an accomplice in a felony where someone is killed can be charged with capital murder, based on Arkansas law.
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