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BLUEFIELD -

What started off as a robbery in Bluefield ends with a shooting investigation.

Bluefield police tell 59News the situation started as a robbery at Patty's video lottery parlor on Cumberland Road.  Two men reportedly held up at least four people with a Mattock and a knife, possibly a gun.

The suspects took about $125 from the cash register and someone valuable items such as rings from the people inside the business.

Larry Kidd, 29, has been arrested.  He's charged with felony robbery.

Jason Penley, 24, is a suspect in the robbery.   He is the person police say was shot once in the rib at the Economy Inn a few hours later.

The shooting remains under investigation right now.   Officers tell 59news the details are unclear on what lead to the shooting.   No one is charged in connection to the shooting.