Three armed robbers met a store owner armed with an AR-15 and left with gunshot wounds aplenty. And it was all caught on camera.
“The persons who tried to break into his store that night not only intended to steal but I think they intended to kill him,” attorney John Schiro
Surveillance footage shows the robbers using a stolen van to ram through concrete pillars in front of the store. Having already had an employee shot during an armed robbery last year, store owner Rami Murrar responded by arming himself with his AR-15 rifle.
“When Mr. Murrar saw these fellows, he immediately, because he saw they were armed, and that they saw him, and they were really making eye contact like ‘Are you really going to come in?’ He momentarily didn’t realize that his pistol was right there. He went into the back room and got the rifle that he used,” Schiro said.
One of the armed robbers, identified by police as 21-year-old Deishun Byrd-Mcway was shot multiple times. His accomplices dumped him in front of a nearby hospital where he was treated before being arrested.
Byrd-Mcway is refusing to cooperate with police.
“Rami is not going to let them chase him out. His store has security 24 hours a day, and they’re going to defend themselves and their property and their employees,” Schiro said.