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Shot reportedly fired in early morning robbery
Covington Police

COVINGTON, Ga. – Investigators with the Covington Police Department are looking for two men suspected of firing a shot into the ground while of robbing pair of men at gunpoint early Friday morning.

According to the CPD incident report, officers responded to an address on Clane Street just past 1 a.m. Aug. 10 on the report of the robbery. One of the victims told police he was outside with the second victim when the two suspects walked past the front porch and around the corner as if they were going to another residence.

The victim said when the two men doubled back he saw a red beam in his face. The suspects told the victims to take everything out of their pockets and put it on the ground.

A witness inside the house reportedly told police she heard a shot and saw two men running across the street past the S&S Package Store toward Green Acres.

According to the report, the robbers took $128 from one of the victims.

One of the suspects reportedly dropped a brown winter hat as he ran. Police also recovered a .380 shell casing from the scene. The hat and casing were taken in as evidence

A CPD spokesman said police do not have any suspects at this time.