Intended victim turns tables on armed robber in Gentilly
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - An intended victim of an armed robbery turned the tables and shot the alleged armed robber, leading to his arrest.
According to NOPD, the alleged armed robber, 22-year-old Samuel Sims, approached his intended victim on the 3000 block of Bruxelles Street at 5:49 p.m. and demanded his belongings. Police say the victim gave Sims his cell phone, but the alleged robber wanted more.
The victim then pulled out a gun and shot Sims in the chest leading to his arrest.
Sims was taken to the hospital. His condition is not known. The victim is cooperating with police.
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