St. Pete Police Shoot Suspect Fleeing From Robbery


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Police in St. Petersburg shot at a car as it sped away from a tobacco shop where an armed robbery had taken place.

Authorities say one suspect was shot in the leg Thursday evening. Three juveniles — including one suspect who was left behind at the tobacco shop — were charged with armed robbery.

Police say the store’s owner called 911 to report a robbery. As police officers were arriving, two suspects ran out and got into a vehicle. They sped away after hitting another car in the parking lot. The officers followed and one fired several times after a suspect pointed a rifle out of the window in the officer’s direction.

The getaway car then struck a police vehicle, injuring an officer. The suspects were eventually taken into custody.


Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

blog comments powered by Disqus
Vietnam Veterans' Bond Forged Again With Kidney DonationServing together in Vietnam, John Middaugh and Henry "Bill" Warner forged an Army-brothers bond they knew was profound and lasting. A world and nearly a half a century away from the war zone where they'd counted on each other, Middaugh put himself on the line for Warner this month in a new way: by giving one of his kidneys.
Dr. Paul Bearer II Tombstone Tales | Halloween EditionOn Sunday, October 25th, Dr. Paul Bearer II returned to the Tenement Castle for an afternoon of HORRORble movies.

Listen Live