Suspect shot in alleged attempted robbery appears in court

JACKSON, Tenn. — A suspect accused of trying to rob a man in Jackson returned to court Thursday.

sedrickyarboroughSedrick Yarbrough appeared in Jackson City Court on assault, attempted robbery and firearm counts. The judge denied his request for a different court-appointed attorney. “You can’t do that. We don’t shop for public defenders,” Judge Blake Anderson said.

Police said a homeowner shot Yarbrough on Dec. 22 after he allegedly tried to rob the man at gunpoint.

Yarbrough’s case now heads to the grand jury.