MELBOURNE Fla Aug 7 2012
A security guard shot a would-be robber at a Brevard County Internet cafe, police said early Tuesday morning.
Melbourne police responded to reports of an armed robbery at the Allied Veterans Internet Cafe, on the 3200 block of Babcock Street, not far from the Florida Institute of Technology campus.
According to police, three men tried to rob the place around 4 a.m. Tuesday, and that was when the security guard opened fire.
One of the men was shot and taken into custody a short distance from the scene. Police said the suspect was in “stable condition.”
Police said the shooting remains under investigation. No other details were immediately released.
If you have any information on this incident, call CrimeLine at (800) 423-TIPS (8477), or Melbourne police’s Crime Tip Line, at (321) 409-2259.
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LAPD did not release the name of the security officer involved but said that he was not injured during the incident.