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Defendant in 2017 Bay armed robbery expected in court Wednesday

Dwalin Woods (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office) Dwalin Woods (Source: Craighead Co. Sheriff's Office)
BAY, AR (KAIT) -

A plea and sentencing hearing will be held Wednesday for a man accused of shooting a gas station attendant during a January 2017 robbery.

Dwalin Woods' hearing is a case status hearing before the case could go to a potential jury trial. 

According to a news release from Second Judicial District Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington, Woods is expected to enter a guilty plea.

Woods is accused of the Jan. 20, 2017 armed robbery of the Valero gas station in Bay, shooting and seriously wounding the attendant.

During the hearing, there will be victim impact statements.

Two other suspects have already pleaded guilty for their roles

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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