A female employee of the Phone Store in Birmingham, Ala. was making her way to her car in the parking lot, when an armed robber confronted her and demanded money. A male store employee noticed the robbery and retrieved a gun. As the male employee attempted to find cover, the criminal fired at him. The armed employee returned fire, causing the robber to run from the scene. Neither of the store employees was hurt during the incident.
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