Crime doesn’t pay, but boy, does it hurt.
PLANTATION, Fla. — A retired United States Marine disrupted a robbery in progress when he shot two men who attempted to rob a Subway sandwich shop, fatally wounding one of them, police said.Â According to Plantation police, two armed men barged into the Subway at 1949 Pine Island Rd. shortly after 11 p.m. Wednesday, demanding money from the employee behind the counter.Â Â When they tried to force a customer into the bathroom, he pulled out a gun and shot both men, police said.One man was shot in the head and later died at the hospital.Â Â The other ran from the Subway, but police found him in hiding in some bushes on the property of a nearby BankAtlantic.
A witness who was about to enter the Subway at the time said he thought the shootings were justified. “I think justice, you know, was served and a civilian was a hero for today,” Sebastian Shakespeare said.Â Â Police said the customer, a retired Marine, wouldn’t be charged.