Friday, September 30, 2005

California: Alleged robber shot by taco stand employee : "An armed teenage boy was shot and critically wounded by an employee of a Compton taco restaurant that he was apparently trying to rob, according to sheriff's deputies. .... The wounded teen was allegedly armed and trying to rob the restaurant when an employee shot him. Detectives recovered two handguns at the scene, according to NBC4's Angela Chee. Chee said the employee of the store who shot the alleged robber is believed to be the restaurant owner's brother. Restaurant workers said the wounded man robbed the same taco stand last Wednesday and returned Monday night. Detectives said they could not yet confirm that and were working to determine if the shooting was justified."

Pennsylvania: Clerk shoots robbers : "A store owner and one of three men who tried to rob his shop were shot Monday afternoon, according to York City Police. .... Shortly after 4 p.m., three men went into the store and tried to rob Winter. When he wouldn't comply, one of the men shot him once in the hip, said York County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Bill Graff. A part-time store clerk, Steven Gray, fired several shots from a .45-caliber handgun, hitting one of the men, police said. The robbers ran out of the store."

No comments: