Husband shot during attempted armed robbery in Hapeville - CBS46 News

Husband shot during attempted armed robbery in Hapeville

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HAPEVILLE, GA (CBS46) -

Detectives in Hapeville are investigating a fatal shooting that happened along Dorsey Road.

Witnesses heard shots being fired on Tuesday just before 10 p.m.

Officers found Stuart Walton lying on the ground with a gunshot wound.

Walton died on the way to Atlanta Medical Center.

The victim's wife told police that two armed men approached them as they got out of their car. One of the suspects told her husband to open the door and get in the house.

Walton told his wife to run away. She heard a gunshot while trying to escape the situation.

Video footage from the area has been collected and is being evaluated.

If you have any information, please contact Detective Sergeant Barry Barnes at the Hapeville Police Department at 404-669-4683.

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