Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Ontario, Calif., 8/26/01
Thursday, November 1, 2001
An armed man intent on robbing the owner of the Euclid
Liquor Store in Upland, Calif., got more than he bargained for when,
instead of handing over cash, the owner pulled out a.357-cal.
revolver. The suspect, upon seeing the owner’s gun, fired once at
the man, missing him. The owner then fired off two quick shots,
hitting the would-be robber once in the arm. "He wasn't expecting
that," said the owner. "When he got hit, he seemed to get real
panicky." The store owner said the man hurried toward the door,
firing wildly from a handgun, leaving shattered bottles of liquor in
his wake. The suspect was arrested at San Antonio Community Hospital
when he showed up for treatment of a gunshot wound.
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