Thursday, May 24, 2012

AL:  Robber shot by  barber shop owner:  "Police in Enterprise are looking for a Dothan man in connection with the robbery of a barber shop, which ended with the barber shop owner shooting the robbery suspect in the thigh.   According to information from Enterprise police, the incident happened around 7 p.m. Monday at Creative Hair Masters located at 2950 Rucker Boulevard. The barber shop owner told police that two men came into the shop and asked for haircuts. One of the men pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and demanded money and jewelry from the owner, who grabbed his own gun and fired at least one round at the robber, who was struck in the left thigh.  Police are now looking for Caleb Allen Pogue, 22, of 800 Oppert Road in Dothan, who police believe was the robber. He is a black male, 6 feet tall and weighs approximately 230 pounds."

NC:  : Store Clerk Kills Armed Robbery Suspects:  "Gates County officials are continuing their investigation Wednesday after a deadly shooting at a store.  The shooting was reported Tuesday, according to our affiliate in Norfolk Virginia.  Two suspects went into a Gate's County store and allegedly held up the store's owner. At some point during the reported robbery, the owner fired a gun shooting both suspects.  One suspect ran to a nearby vehicle where he died. The other suspect was found dead on a local road."

Va.: Aggressive beggar  Shot, Killed in Stafford:  "The man who had asked for money again walked up to the driver’s side of the car, but this time attacked the male occupant of the car through the driver’s window with a knife, said Stafford Sheriff Charles Jett.  While attempting to fight off the attacker, the man reached into his glove compartment and pulled out a gun which he used to shoot the attacker, said Jett. After shooting, the attacker fell to the ground.   Sheriff’s deputies arrived on the scene to the find the gunman with injuries that did not appear to be life threatening, said Jett. The gunman immediately surrendered his gun and cooperated fully with the investigation, he added.   Investigators found a knife consistent with the one used in the attack lying near the victim’s body, which was lying next to the gunman’s car when deputies arrived, Jett added.  Christopher Rigby, 29, was named as the shooting victim."

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