Pine Bluff, Arkansas, pizzeria assistant manager Ailene
Jones was enjoying a meal when two young men entered the restaurant
where she worked and attempted to force another employee to open the
cash register. When their efforts failed, one of the bandits
approached Jones, who was armed. The suspect started shooting at
Jones, who shot back. The criminals fled the building. While police
were interviewing Jones, who had been struck in the foot, in the
hospital, a young man fitting one of the suspects' descriptions
showed up with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was promptly
arrested. Police were still searching for his accomplice.
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