As of 11:30 a.m. this morning, Franklin County sheriff's deputies, and officers from the Apalachicola Police Department, were on the scene of an apparent robbery by gunshot at the D.W. Wilson Sports Complex, off Bluff Road outside of Apalachicola.
Sheriff A. J. Smith said the victim, Ryan James, told deputies he was robbed of about $2,000, and shot in the stomach at the sports complex. An ambulance from Weems Memorial Hospital responded to the call, and James was flown by helicopter to a nearb hospital.
The sheriff's office is looking for a grey Chrysler 200, whose driver is believed to be responsible for the shooting. Please call 670-8500 immediately with any information on this car.