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Deputies: Man shot trying to rob Greenville restaurant, found at hospital

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Deputies respond to the East North Street shopping center. (Jan. 30, 2014/FOX Carolina) Deputies respond to the East North Street shopping center. (Jan. 30, 2014/FOX Carolina)
Calvin Benson (Source: Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office) Calvin Benson (Source: Greenville Co. Sheriff's Office)
Deputies respond to the East North Street shopping center. (Jan. 30, 2014/FOX Carolina) Deputies respond to the East North Street shopping center. (Jan. 30, 2014/FOX Carolina)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The search for a suspected restaurant robber out of Greenville County is over after a man showed up at Spartanburg Regional Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, according to Greenville County deputies.

Deputies said a man with a gun came into Wings On The Run along East North Street in Greenville Thursday night and tried to rob the place.

That's when an employee at the restaurant pulled out his own gun and shot the suspect twice, according to deputies. They said the guy then ran away.

Deputies tried to search for the suspect but did not find him. They said about an hour later, they received a call from the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office after the gunshot victim showed up at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center with two wounds.

Deputy Drew Pinciaro said they identified the wounded man as 22-year-old Calvin Benson and as the person responsible for the attempted robbery.

Benson was transported to the Greenville County Detention Center and charged with attempted armed robbery and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

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