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80-Year-Old Liquor Store Owner Shoots Would-Be Robber

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  • An 80-year-old convenience store owner in California is being hailed as a hero after he shot at a would-be robber who ran out of the store screaming that his arm was “shot off.”
  • Shocking surveillance footage from the store showed a masked assailant entering the business at about 2:47 a.m. Sunday with an AR-15-style rifle pointed at the 80-year-old store owner.
  • The suspect yelled, “Freeze, hands in the air,” but within seconds, quick-thinking store owner Craig Cope pulled out a shotgun from under the counter and immediately shot once at the robber, hitting him in the arm.

 

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