Monday, October 29, 2012

(IN)Store clerks fighting back against robbers

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A string of shootings at convenience stores and other businesses across Indiana has left suspects dead and sparked a debate over whether clerks should be allowed to carry weapons — and use them.

At least four attempted robberies in the state have ended in fatal shootings in the past month. In all of those cases, the clerks fired back.

The shooting surge has left many wondering what to do if placed in a similar situation and police trying to provide guidance.

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