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Armed robbers fought off in attempted jewelry store heist, The Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, N.C. 11/3/15

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Three masked robbers entered Long Jewelers in Winston-Salem, N.C., drew guns, and began smashing display cases and collecting jewelry. A worker in the back of the store became aware of the robbery and retrieved a firearm. The worker came to the front of the store and then fired at one of the thieves, striking and killing him. The other two robbers fled the scene.

Forsyth County District Attorney Jim O’Neill has made clear that the worker will not face charges. (The Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, N.C. 11/3/15)

http://www.journalnow.com/news/crime/district-attorney-no-charges-in-fatal-shooting-in-failed-robbery/article_3302ec93-217d-579c-8f05-e9f3f4c6f476.html

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