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Couple shot during armed robbery in D'Iberville

Two people were shot during an armed robbery on Wednesday night at Reno's Sports Pub in D'Iberville.
Two people were shot during an armed robbery on Wednesday night at Reno's Sports Pub in D'Iberville. SUN HERALD

D'IBERVILLE -- Two people were shot during a Wednesday night armed robbery in D'Iberville.

D'Iberville police Deputy Chief Clay Jones said a man and woman were shot while sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot of Reno's Sports Pub at 9994 Rodriguez St. after being robbed.

The couple was approached by a black male in his 20s who was wearing a ski mask, a dark-colored shirt and dark jeans, Jones said.

The suspect pulled out a small caliber handgun and demanded property from the victims before firing one shot that hit both victims in the shoulder.

The victims were taken to a local hospital where they were treated and released, Jones said.

The names of the victims are not being released at this time.

Jones said the suspect is still at large.

Anyone with any information regarding the robbery can call D'Iberville Police or Crime Stoppers at (877) 787-5898.

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