Armed Robbery Fails When Victim And Random Passerby Pull Out Guns

An armed robber was shot on Wednesday night.

St. Louis, MO – A would-be armed robber had his crime interrupted on Wednesday night when one of his victims shot back at him.

Police said the robber entered the home in the 2300-block of South Jefferson Avenue and demanded money at about 9:30 pm on April 4, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Then the robber shot a 67-year-old man in the back, police said.

A 29-year-old man in the house he was trying to rob grabbed his own gun and shot back at the robber, striking him in the leg, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported.

The robber fled, but continued to fire his gun at the occupants of the home as he made his getaway.

However, a 32-year-old man who had witnessed what was happening from outside the house was waiting when the robber left, and shot at him and his vehicle as he ran, police said.

The robber returned fire, but missed, and made his escape.

Officers broadcasted a description of the man, and he was found about eight miles away from the house he broke into, on Harlan Avenue off North Broadway, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

The would-be home invader was captured and arrested by police for attempted armed robbery.

The robber's name has not yet been released because he hasn't been formally charged yet.

The injured victim's condition was not released.

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Katarina
Katarina

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Bluediver
Bluediver

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LordSeamus
LordSeamus

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BriMoon
BriMoon

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