Victims identified in Rubo’s shooting, former employee charged

Rubos grocery store shooting

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany police are investigating after two people were shot by what officers said was a disgruntled former employee of Rubo’s Inc. on Clark Avenue around 1:30 p.m. on Monday.

According to the Albany Police Department, when officers arrived at the business in the 1300 block of Clark Avenue, they found William Phillips, 57, and Roosevelt Frazier, 33, with gunshot wounds.

Police said investigators believe the victims were shot by the suspect, reportedly disgruntled former employee Montravis Thomas Randall, 22.

Montravis Thomas Randall (Source: Dougherty County Jail)
Montravis Thomas Randall (Source: Dougherty County Jail)

APD said Phillips was shot in the stomach and Frazier was shot in the leg and arm. Both were taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital’s emergency room.

While on scene, APD said 911 Emergency Dispatch told officers that the suspect called and said he was at Pruitt Health on Palmyra Road, still armed with the gun.

According to Albany police, officers responded to the area and took Randall into custody. Police also seized the gun.

Randall is facing two counts of aggravated assault.

Police said there were three known witnesses inside the store at the time of the shooting.

APD has said this case has been cleared by arrest.

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