UPS security guard shoots robbery suspect in Brooklyn

<p>A UPS security guard shot and injured a robbery suspect in Brooklyn, officials say.&nbsp;</p>

News 12 Staff

Mar 20, 2018, 10:40 AM

Updated 2,315 days ago

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A UPS security guard shot and injured a robbery suspect in Brooklyn, officials say.
The incident happened Monday around 10:30 p.m. at the UPS shipping facility at 104-75 Foster Ave. in Canarsie.
Police say the 38-year-old suspected robber walked into the parcel facility and told employees he had a gun.
According to officials, the suspect simulated having a firearm before a security guard drew his gun and fired at the suspect.
The suspect suffered graze wounds to his ankle, police say.
Police also confirmed the 49-year-old security guard who fired the shots is a retired NYPD officer who left the force just a few years ago.
The suspect was taken to Brookdale Hospital.  
Officials say charges are pending against the suspect while the security guard is not facing any charges in the shooting . 


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