• Man tries to rob Waffle House with BB gun, gets shot by customer

    By: Zachary Hansen, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Updated:

    VILLA RICA, Ga. - A man, armed with a BB gun, attempted to rob a Waffle House in Villa Rica, Georgia. But he was the one who ended up getting shot, authorities said.

    The suspect entered the restaurant around 12:30 a.m. Thursday and pointed his weapon at employees, Villa Rica police said in a Facebook post.

    A customer then shot the suspect, who dropped what turned out to be a BB gun and ran away, the post said. 

    Witnesses told police the suspect left in a small, dark-colored vehicle. 

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Villa Rica police at 678-840-1320. 


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