ANTIOCH (KRON) — A jewelry store employee fatally shot a would-be armed robber and wounded a customer during an attempted robbery in Antioch on Friday afternoon.
At around 4 p.m., police responded to reports of shots fired at Hardy Nix Jewelers on 3600 Delta Fair Blvd. Upon arriving, officers found that the store owner shot and killed one of the suspects.
The subject was later pronounced dead at the scene.
A customer was wounded in the shooting and was transported to an area hospital with what is believed to be a non-life threatening wound.
A second suspect in the robbery fled on foot eastbound towards Kaiser, police said.
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