Witnesses told police that two men entered the store, allegedly pointed a handgun and took about $200 from the cash register.
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Both suspects fled on foot, the affidavit says.
Police allegedly connected the two robberies and began searching for the suspects that were on the previous surveillance video, the affidavit says. They allegedly found Shepherd and McConnell in the car that was on the video with a handgun inside, police said.
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“While interviewing Shepherd, he was read his Miranda rights and admitted to being involved in the Springfield Food Market aggravated robbery,” the affidavit alleges.
McConnell denied any involvement in either aggravated robbery, the affidavit says.