The armed suspect bursts into the business, prompting the owner to fire a single shot from his firearm.
Outside cameras caught the suspect frantically screaming, “He shot my arm off! “He shot off my arm!”
Multiple suspects then flee in a dark-colored SUV, almost leaving a person behind, according to the video.
Authorities say the incident occurred around 2:47 a.m. at Norco Market & Liquor in the 800 block of Sixth Street. Sunday. According to the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, 4 perpetrators armed with long guns and wearing face coverings had been engaged in the attempted robbery.
Authorities say 4 perpetrators were later discovered at a hospital, including one with a gunshot wound consistent with a shotgun blast. The three other suspects were discovered inside the suspect vehicle, which was reported stolen by authorities.
The suspects have been identified as Justin Johnson, 22, of Inglewood, Jamar Williams, 27, of Los Angeles, and Davon Broadus, 24, of Las Vegas.
The identity of the injured suspect has not been revealed. The 23-year-old remains in critical but stable condition in the hospital.
Numerous stolen firearms were allegedly discovered in the suspects’ BMW SUV.
Employees and customers are applauding the store owner, Craig, for his prompt action.
According to ABC, Craig is recovering from a heart attack that occurred as a result of the shocking incident.