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Men charged with committing armed holdups

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James Wilson (Source: LMDC) James Wilson (Source: LMDC)
Tyrone J. Richards (Source: LMDC) Tyrone J. Richards (Source: LMDC)
Louisville Metro Police on the scene of the City Market holdup. Louisville Metro Police on the scene of the City Market holdup.

LOUISVILE, KY (WAVE) – Two of four men believed to be involved in the robbery of a west Louisville store during which a shot was fired are under arrest.

The robbery took place January 22 at the City Market, 2100 W. Broadway. Around 7:30 p.m., the four men entered the store armed with a handgun and demanded cash. When the clerk pulled his handgun in self-defense, one of the men fired a shot at him before fleeing. No one was injured.

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On January 26, Louisville Metro Police arrested James Wilson and Tyrone Richards, both 18, for the robbery. LMPD said Richards was a juvenile at the time the robbery was committed, but turned 18 on the day he was arrested.

Police said Richards admitted his involvement in the robbery.

Wilson is also charged with another robbery that happened the next day. Just before 9 p.m. January 23, Wilson is accused of using a handgun to rob the Burger Boy at 1450 S. Brook Street. His arrest report says Wilson also demanded that a restaurant customer give him her cell phone.

Wilson is being held at Louisville Metro Corrections on three counts of robbery; Richards on one count.

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