Robbery victim pulls own gun on armed muggers and shoots their legs
Two armed robbery suspects got a taste of their own medicine when a victim pulled his own gun and shot them in the legs. Surveillance footage of the incident in Los Angeles shows a man standing with two women while holding a shopping bag when a Dodge Avenger reverses and stops near them.
Two assailants then come out of the car near Melrose Avenue and Vista Street. One of the robbers pulls out a gun and points it at the man while the women beside him run, the clip from the incident around 7.10pm on Monday shows.
The male victim proceeds to pull a gun from his pocket and shoots the two assailants at least four times while dropping the shopping bag. The victim then flees, as the robbers also run without grabbing the shopping bag left on the ground. The robbers’ driver takes off without the two assailants.
‘Words were apparently exchanged, and the victim ultimately produces a handgun, apparently to defend himself and others in his group from the would-be robbery suspects,’ the Los Angeles Police Department said …
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