Sheriff: Pharmacist shoots, kills armed man during attempted robbery

Sheriff: Pharmacist shoots, kills armed man during attempted robbery
Source: Gray Media (Source: Lowrey, Erin)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -A pharmacist in Luling shot and killed an armed masked man attempting to rob a store, according to St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputies.

The sheriff’s office said the man entered the Thrift Village Drugs Store on Paul Mallard Road before 6:00 p.m. Monday.

Deputies said when the suspect demanded drugs, a scuffle broke out with the pharmacist.

According to deputies, the pharmacist pulled his own gun and shot the robber.

The robber ran about 100 yards away from the store before he died, according to the report.

The suspect has not been identified.

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