Dallas store owner fatally shoots robber

Dallas store owner fatally shoots robber

The owner of an east Dallas convenience store fatally shot an armed robbery suspect late Tuesday night.

It happened at the Shop-N-Go on Munger Boulevard and Columbia Avenue just before 10 p.m.

Owner Bunthan Te said two masked gunmen walked into the store. One jumped over the counter and the other held his wife at gunpoint.Te struggled with his gun and it jammed. That’s when he said one of the suspects chased him into the cooler.

“When I ran into the cooler, he comes over here and shot me right here,” Te said.

There was a brief shootout at close range in the cooler. Te wasn’t hit and he doesn’t remember hitting the suspect, but the man ran away after that.

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