Store owner, suspect both shot and injured at Mississippi and Peoria in Aurora

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AURORA, Colo. -- Two people were shot during a robbery at a small grocery store at East Mississippi Avenue and South Peoria Street in Aurora Friday afternoon.

Witnesses said they saw the owner of the grocery store being robbed. She was shot and taken to a hospital in serious condition according to Aurora police.

A barber from Fade N Shave Barbers jumped into action and shot the suspect. Police call the barber a good Samaritan.

The suspect ran from the scene.

Police said they found the suspect near South Joliet Street and East Garden Drive. They said he had a gunshot wound, but was able to call dispatch and told them he had been shot. His condition was not released.

The investigation continued Friday night.

 

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