Two suspects were arrested Sunday following an attempted robbery of a Fayetteville, Arkansas, pharmacy Saturday afternoon which quickly came to an end when the pharmacist shot at the suspects.
It was about 3:30 p.m. when the two suspects entered Medcap Pharmacy, local media reported. One of the suspects initially went to the restroom inside the pharmacy before coming out and striking the pharmacist over the head with a crowbar several times.
However, after the pharmacist was attacked, he retrieved a firearm and shot the suspects as they fled the shop and drove off in a Lincoln sedan. The suspects’ car was struck by gunfire multiple times, and police later discovered that a third person was waiting in the vehicle.
It’s unknown if the suspects made off with anything.
The pharmacist was transported to the hospital where he received treatment for his injuries, which included five staples in his head.
Following the robbery, local law enforcement sought the public’s help in finding the suspects by providing images of the suspects and their vehicle from the shop’s video surveillance. Within hours, the Fayetteville Police Department had received an anonymous tip naming an apartment complex where the suspects were believed to be staying.[…]