One robbery suspect killed in Muscle Shoals, two others arrested

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MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – A robbery victim who was lured to a Muscle Shoals home killed one of the suspects and wounded another, police said Monday.

Malaviee Hawkins was killed when he attacked a man at a home in the 2200 block of Gusmus Avenue around 4 a.m., Muscle Shoals Police Chief Clint Reck said.

The victim was lured to the home, Reck said, and Hawkins and another suspect, Zachary Britton, jumped the man once he was inside. The victim pulled out a gun and shot both men, Reck said.

Britton was treated and released from an area hospital. He and a woman, Madison Newsome, were both arrested and charged with robbery.

The robbery victim was not charged. Reck said his case will be presented to a grand jury.

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