A 30-year-old man police say was shot during a failed smoke shop robbery attempt in August was indicted Wednesday by a McLennan County grand jury.

Carlos DaWayne Robinson, of Satin, was indicted on an aggravated robbery charge in the Aug. 3 robbery at Tee’s Smoke Shop, 3528 N. 19th St. Robinson entered the store with his face and arms covered, pointed a handgun at the business’ owner and demanded money, police said at the time.

During the robbery attempt, the store’s owner pulled out his own pistol and shot Robinson, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said. Robinson reportedly ran out of the store injured and was driven to a local hospital by a customer who was nearby.

According to an arrest affidavit for Robinson, the customer recognized Robinson and identified him to police. Police said the store owner was acting in self-defense during the robbery and does not face any charges.

Robinson received medical treatment for his gunshot before he was booked into McLennan County Jail. He remained in custody Wednesday with bond listed at $110,000.

Kristin Hoppa has been covering public safety and breaking news for the Tribune-Herald since January 2016. She worked in Northwest Missouri covering crime-related issues before her move to Central Texas. She is a University of Kansas graduate.

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