Bandit shot by customer during robbery attempt

Police are searching for two men, one of whom was shot while attempting to rob a Chinese Supermarket Wednesday afternoon in Barataria.

The incident reportedly took place around 1:30 pm.

According to police reports, two men, one of which was armed with a firearm, stormed the premises and announced a hold-up.

However, unbeknownst to the assailants, at the time of the incident, one of the customers at the supermarket was the holder of a firearm user’s license.

Upon observing what transpired, this individual secured his licensed firearm and challenged the two assailants.

The armed man shot at the bandits, causing them to flee the scene.

However, a trail of blood on the compound revealed that one of the assailants had been hit.

Police are currently searching for the suspects.



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