Fort Worth robbery suspect shot by clerk
12/15/2013 4:38 PM
12/15/2013 4:40 PM
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.
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