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Victim kills would-be robber in Hazelwood

By AP/St. Louis Public Radio

Hazelwood, Mo. – An alleged robber is dead after being shot by his victim in suburban St. Louis.

Hazelwood police say the robber approached the man on the street and showed a gun.

The victim gave up his wallet then pulled out a gun of his own. When the robber refused to drop his weapon, the victim pulled the trigger.

The incident happened at about 8:40 p.m. Tuesday.


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