Armed Atl GA: Pawn Shop employee deters armed robbery attempt.

March 1st, 2012

Attempted robber shot by pawn shop employeeBy By Alexis Stevens

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution




An 18-year-old man wearing a mask and carrying a sawed-off shotgun entered a south Fulton County pawn store Saturday.

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.But an employee at the store grabbed a gun and fired first, according to police.

Terrence Colton was hit twice and was taken to Grady Hospital. He faces an armed robbery charge, according Cpl. Kay Lester with Fulton police. Colton could face additional charges.

Colton was in stable condition following surgery, Lester said.

Another man may have been acting as a look-out during the attempted robbery at the AA Pawn Shop on Old National Highway, Lester said. The second man fled from the scene and has not been identified.

The pawn shop employee has not been identified.

He was within the law, Lester said.

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