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ALBANY, GA (WALB) - An Albany man is in hiding after he was robbed at gunpoint, and locked in his trunk while being carjacked. He managed to escape from the trunk, but the robbers fired several shots at him as he fled.
Torey Mitchell shows his scraped knees and hands he suffered running from armed robbers shooting at him. He did not want his face shown because he is afraid the robbers are still after him.
Mitchell said "I was extremely scared. I didn't look back, I was just running. It was like in the movies."
But this was real. About 9:15 PM Mitchell was parking at his home on Towering Pines when two young men rushed him and put a gun to his head, forcing him into his car trunk. He say he knew they were going to kill him.
Mitchell said "They had no mercy, they had no mercy on me. They was going to take me, put me in the trunk and take me someplace else. That's why when I got out of the trunk I wasn't going back in."
Mitchell said while in the trunk, five young men got in the car. When they were about to drive away, Mitchell used the inside release to open the trunk, and took off running. The robbers chased him, shooting at him. One of the bullets hit the wall of a nearby apartment.
Mitchell said "They started shooting at me. And I got up. And I was hitting on every door going down the road trying to get somebody to come outside and help me."
Today Mitchell has scraps and bruises. His Lincoln is still missing, and Mitchell believes the robbers are involved in a gang. So he is staying away from his house until he can move.
Mitchell said "It really woke me up. To see really what's going on. Rather than just look over it."
An Albany crime victim, fortunate to escape.
Albany Police are questioning what they are calling two persons of interest, but have made no arrests. They ask your help finding the missing 2001 White Lincoln LS, with tag number AKY 6679.
If you have any information, call CRIME STOPPERS at 436-TIPS.