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In all instances someone phones in to a store just as an armed man goes up to the counter, according to police. The man in the store flashes his gun and the caller tells the clerk to give the gunman money or merchandise. The suspect identified in these cases is Vastna Keo, 19, he's a black male, 5’11” and 165 pounds with facial tattoos.
Police located Keo last night in an East Nashville apartment and were able to take him into custody without incident. Investigators say Keo admitted to his involvement in four of the robberies.
Keo is being held on a long list of charges including aggravated robbery and identity theft. His bond is set at $75,000.
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Arrest made in fatal shooting in Memphis
May 23, 2013 19:55 GMT
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Memphis police have arrested a man accused of fatally shooting one man and wounding another.
The Commercial Appeal (http://bit.ly/188G97s ) reports that 21-year-old Setric Hall has been charged with second-degree murder, aggravated assault, attempted second-degree murder and using a firearm during a felony.
He's being held in the Shelby County Jail.
Police say the shootings occurred Wednesday night. Officers found a 26-year-old man on the floor with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead there, and later identified as Devin Cox.
A few minutes later, officers responded to another location, where they found a 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound. He was taken to the Regional Medical Center at Memphis.
Police believe that Hall was trying to shoot his girlfriend when the 22-year-old man intervened.
The girlfriend was not injured.
Information from: The Commercial Appeal, http://www.commercialappeal.com
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