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Pawn shop employee shot during theft

4 years 9 months 1 week ago Monday, May 11 2015 May 11, 2015 May 11, 2015 3:16 PM May 11, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - Police said a pawn shop worker was shot in the leg during a theft in Baton Rouge Monday afternoon.

Investigators said two people went into City Pawn No. 2 on Airline Highway to look at some items just before 2 p.m., but instead grabbed the items and ran.

Police said a store worker chased after them. One of the thieves shot at the employee, hitting them in the leg according to investigators.

The worker's injuries weren't life-threatening according to BRPD.

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