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Two arrested in Escambia Co for attempted robbery and shooting the victim
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- Two people are facing charges after deputies say they shot a man during an attempted robbery.
Jocelyn Mercer and Aubrey Freeman Junior are both charged with attempted robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm.
Deputies say they tried to rob a man behind the grocery outlet at near Fairfield Drive and Lillian Highway around eight last night.
During the altercation they shot the man.
The bullet only grazed him and his injuries were not life threatening.
He was treated at Baptist Hospital and released Sunday night.
The victim's name has not yet been released.