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Three face charges in botched armed robbery

ETOWAH — Two men face charges and a third remains at large after an armed robbery early Saturday that resulted in an exchange of gunfire.

The suspects knocked on the door of a house at 28 H S Dalton Road and forced their way in when resident opened the door. At least two of the suspects pushed their way into the residence attempting to rob the resident. There was an exchange of gunfire within the home and the suspects fled the area.  Both the resident and one suspect were injured by gunfire, requiring treatment. During the course of the investigation three suspects were identified.

Miguel Raymundo Perez, 21 of Hendersonville, has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon, first degree burglary, assault with a deadly weapon causing serious injury and discharging a weapon inside an occupied dwelling. He remains in custody on a secured bond of $170,000. Jacob Wayne Smith, 18, of Horse Shoe, has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery with a dangerous weapon. He is in custody on a $40,000 secured bond.

Deputies obtained warrants charging Zachary Lee Young, 24, whose last known address is 1026 Brooklyn Avenue. Assistance from the community is requested in locating Zachary Young. If you have any information on Young’s whereabouts, please contact the Henderson County Sheriff's Office at 828-697-4911.