Police not faulting customer who shot, killed suspect
PHOENIX | Phoenix police are not faulting a Walgreens pharmacy customer who fatally shot an armed robbery suspect during a holdup at the pharmacy, saying the customer
appeared to be in the right place at the right time.
Police said the customer pulled out a gun and shot the suspect after he jumped over a counter, pointed a gun at people and demanded drugs from the pharmacist Tuesday evening.
Officers found about a dozen employees and customers hiding from the wounded suspect, who had taken refuge in a back area.
A police dog pulled the suspect away from his gun, and officers administered CPR but he died at the scene, police said.
The initial investigation indicates
the incident appears to be “a case of a good Samaritan in the right place at the right time.”
No identities were released.