Fort Worth robbery suspect shot by clerk

Posted Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013  comments  Print Reprints

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An armed Fort Worth man who police say tried to rob a store was shot by a clerk and fled, police said Sunday.

Officers later found the 46-year-old suspect, whose identity was not released, and took him into custody.

The incident occurred shortly before 7 p.m. Saturday at Smokin Dragon Gifts, 10621 South Freeway.

The suspect walked into the business, brandished a handgun and demanded money, police said Sunday.

At some point, a 28-year-old employee pulled out a handgun and fired at the suspect, wounding him.

Domingo Ramirez Jr., 817-390-7763 Twitter: @mingoramirezjr

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