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  • Jewelry store owner, 89, shoots would-be robber five times, cops say

    08/26/2014 5:55:14 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 56 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | August 26, 2014 | Brett Clarkson
    LAKE PARK Don't mess with Arthur Lewis. His aim is getting better. For the second time in five years, the 89-year-old shop owner was confronted with an armed bandit trying to rob his jewelry store. He fought back, pulled his own handgun and shot the robber five times. Although the gun weilding thief was half his age, Lewis wasn't giving in. When the robber first pulled out the gun, Lewis grabbed his wrist and began a desperate arm wrestling match. Somehow, Lewis managed to get his own gun out.
  • Police: Man shot by store owner (Armed Citizen From Illinois!)

    07/13/2009 8:12:46 PM PDT · by greatdefender · 12 replies · 1,564+ views
    Daily Herald ^ | 8 July 2009 | Tony Gordon
    A Waukegan man is in stable condition after being shot by the store owner he is charged with robbing. Lake County Assistant State's Attorney Patricia Fix said officials are reviewing the details of the Sunday night shooting of Demitrius Newbill, 29. Newbill, who was shot in the chest, is at Vista East Medical Center. Fix said Newbill, of the 500 block of Poplar Street, entered the Pasteleria Panaderia, 701 Yeoman St., about 8:15 p.m. The owner of the bakery told police Newbill had his left hand under his shirt and asked for a piece of paper and a pencil, Fix...
  • Portsmouth Store Owner Takes On Three Would-be Robbers

    11/13/2003 10:58:24 PM PST · by mansion · 5 replies · 136+ views
    WAVY-TV, VA ^ | 11/13/03 | WAVY
    Portsmouth police say they have three robbery suspects in custody, after the owner of a clothing store they were attempting to rob decided to take matters into his own hands. According to police, it was around 1:30pm Thursday when the three entered the Playaz Gear store in the Victory Corner Shopping Center in the 4000 block of Victory Boulevard. One of the suspects was armed with a gun. Authorities say the three robbed the clerk on duty, Sam Ziad Isnail - who also happened to be the owner - and took clothing from the store. At some point, police say,...
  • STORE OWNER (VIETNAMESE) KILLS ROBBER IN MORNING SHOOTOUT

    07/08/2002 12:47:42 PM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 22 replies · 205+ views
    The Houston Chronicle ^ | 8 July 2002 | Lisa Teachey
    Ngoc Thanh Le knew his line of work was dangerous so that's why, a family member said, he kept a handgun behind the register of his westside convenience store. The man that patrons and friends called Papa was forced to use the gun Monday morning when an armed robber tried to hold up the mom and pop store in the 9800 block of Westpark. Le was critically injured in the gun battle. The robber, whose identity was not available, died at the hospital after he tried to flee in his car and wrecked it just a block away. "Every store...