The robbery took
place at a Kay Jewelers outlet in the Rolling Oaks Mall in San
Antonio, Police Chief William McManus said in a video posted on
the city's Facebook page.
Two bystanders tried to intervene, one of whom was shot and
killed by one of the robbers. The other bystander, who was
licensed to carry a concealed firearm, shot and wounded the
other suspect, who was later hospitalized, McManus said.
The first robber ran through the mall, firing his gun as he
fled, shooting six people.
San Antonio police said he was caught after crashing a stolen
vehicle that contained two guns, and was charged with capital
murder and two counts of aggravated assault.
"It's absolutely senseless. This is the second time that a Good
Samaritan was killed trying to intervene in a crime," McManus
On the day after Thanksgiving, a person who tried to stop a
woman from being assaulted was shot to death outside a San
Antonio Walmart that was packed with holiday shoppers.
The six shoppers shot on Sunday were hospitalized in
undetermined condition, the police chief said. Their identities
were not disclosed.
The robber who was shot was in critical condition but expected
to survive. Authorities said he would also be charged with
capital murder and aggravated assault.
The mall, located in the northwestern part of the city, was
locked down while police hunted for the second suspect.
(Editing by Chris Michaud and John Stonestreet)
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