Suspect shot by employee during attempted armed robbery dies, 1 arrested

Crime & Safety

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – The Savannah Police Department has made an arrest in an attempted robbery that left one person dead Friday night.

At around 9:40 p.m., SPD received a call about an attempted armed robbery at Donatos Pizza on Waters Avenue.

Based on preliminary information, SPD says the suspect, later identified as 20-year-old Joseph Osborne, came into the restaurant brandishing a fire arm. He was not able to get what he was demanding, and Osborne fired shots at employees on his way out.

One employee fired back, striking Osborne. Officers arrived and Osborne was taken to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Further investigation revealed that 21-year-old Andreall Taylor was involved in the incident. She was arrested and charged with party to the crime of murder and armed robbery.

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