Security guard shot in attempted armed robbery at New Orleans restaurant
NEW ORLEANS - Authorities say a security guard was shot outside a Waffle House in New Orleans early Sunday morning in an attempted armed robbery.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, the shooter walked up to the restaurant on North I-10 Service Road and made eye contact with the security guard, WWL-TV reports. The suspect then pulled out a gun and opened fire. At that point, police say the guard returned fire.
As a result of the gunfight, the guard was shot in the arm. After the incident, the suspect fled the scene.
A description of the shooter wasn't provided.
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