Man with CCW permit shoots robbery suspect in head at Cleveland Family Dollar

Posted at 4:51 PM, Aug 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-07 18:51:06-04

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man with a concealed carry permit shot an attempted robber in the head in Cleveland Sunday while at a Family Dollar store.

FOX 8 in Cleveland reports the incident occurred around 3 p.m. local time at a Family Dollar on West 117th and Bellaire Avenue.

Police are investigating the incident, and it appears the man with the CCW permit, who is not a store employee, exchanged gunfire with the alleged robbery suspect.

The man with the CCW permit was not hit, but the suspect suffered a gunshot wound to the head and was taken to a hospital in an unknown condition.

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