Concealed Carry Permit Holder Stops Robbery, Kills Offender

Armed Customer Shoots Dollar Store Robber, Killing Him
By NBC News Staff, August 28, 2012 via

A Jacksonville, Fla., dollar store customer shot and killed a robber Monday night, reported.

According to the report, the customer — a 57-year-old grandfather — and two store employees were inside the Dollar General store Monday around 9 p.m. when two armed men entered the store with the intention to rob it.

“One of them had the clerk and one of them was at the front cash register,” Lt. Rob Schoonover of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office told

The customer, who has a concealed weapon permit, shot and killed one of the intruders, reported.

“There was a citizen who had a concealed firearms permit that was inside  the  store as a customer,” Lt. Schoonover told “He fired at the  suspect, striking  him and killing him.”

The man was found dead when police arrived at the scene. No charges are pending against the shooter, said.

“He’s always been a marksman,” the man’s wife told “He shoots in competitions, but this is the first time he’s ever killed anyone and I don’t know how he’ll handle that.”

The second suspect fled the scene in a small SUV, reported. Police say the man is about 6 feet tall man and was wearing khaki pants, a blue bandana and black gloves, reported.

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