Police make arrest in suspected Indianapolis smoke shop robbery and shooting

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UPDATE: IMPD arrested 18-year-old JaQuan Davis for robbing Obadiah’s Smoke Shop and shooting the store clerk. Davis was being held in the Marion County Jail on an unrelated criminal charge when detectives arrested him.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (September 9, 2015) – Indianapolis police are trying to identify the man in these surveillance images. He is wanted for an armed robbery on the city’s northwest side.

According to IMPD, on September 5 a black male entered Obadiah’s Smoke Shop at 3840 Georgetown Road around 4:22 p.m.

He asked the store clerk for change, but when the clerk opened the register the suspect walked behind the counter and pointed a handgun at the clerk’s head.

He then punched the clerk several times, and grabbed money from the register.

As the clerk fled towards the front door, the suspect fired a shot, striking the clerk in the left leg.

He was described as being 20-25 years of age, 5’10”-6’, wearing a teal Charlotte Hornets hat, blue shirt with gray shoulders, black sweatpants, and black shoes.

He was armed with a black handgun, and he was driving a green four-door Pontiac Bonneville with gold factory rims.

If you have any information that will assist authorities, call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477(TIPS) or 800-222-8477(TIPS).

You can also text “INDYCS” plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Anonymous tips may also be submitted at http://www.CrimeTips.org.

You will remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000 if the information leads to a felony arrest. Only tips submitted directly and anonymously to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards.

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