September 16, 2021

Troup County man charged in 2019 shooting of store clerk

(Franklin, GA) — Heard County authorities have arrested a man this week in connection with a 2019 armed robbery in the Glenn community where a convenience store owner was shot three times.

Brandon Lamar Thompson, age 25, of Lagrange, GA was arrested Tuesday and charged with Robbery and Criminal Attempt to Commit Murder from the incident that took place in the afternoon on November 24, 2019.

Investigator Lt. Dan Boswell says Thompson is not to believed to be the shooter in the incident and the Sherriff’s Office is still working to identify two additional suspects in the case including the shooter.

Brandon Lamar Thompson (Photo: HCSO)

The convenience store clerk was able to fully recover from the gunshots but did suffer at least some permanent injuries, says Boswell.

The robbery and shooting took place at the Glenn Superette store located at the intersection of Rock Mills Road and McCosh Mill Road just inside the Heard/Troup County line.

It was one of four times the same store was robbed or burglarized in 2019, but it was the first time someone was injured. Boswell says there have been no incidents at the location in 2020.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with any information about this 2019 shooting is asked to contact Investigator Boswell with the Heard County Sheriff’s Office at 706-675-3329.

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