[Video] Armed Robber Shot by Concealed Carrier Was Gang Member Suspected in Numerous Robberies
Earlier this week we reported on an incident in which a would be armed robber was shot and killed by his victim.
Now, more details are emerging in the case. It seems that the suspect who was shot was actually a 15 year old known gang member who police now suspect played a role in numerous robberies in the days prior to his death.
According to Fox6Now,
Police say the 15-year-old boy had previously been arrested for armed robbery, auto theft, fleeing and theft.
Police say he was a victim in a non-fatal shooting that occurred on August 1st in the 3100 block of N. 55th Street.
Five other people, all teenagers (four of whom are under 18), have also been arrested in connection with the robberies and the deadly robbery attempt.
The would be victim who shot the suspect is described as a 30 year old man. He was questioned by police, but released. He has been ordered to report to the district attorney’s office on a later date. It’s unclear if he will face any charges in the shooting or if the future date is just to take a formal statement.
This story is a perfect example of how criminals of all ages travel in packs in order to commit violent crimes.