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Concealed carry permit holder shoots would-be robber in the butt at Citgo parking lot

Posted at 7:15 AM, Jul 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-27 12:50:58-04

MILWAUKEE -- An attempted robbery was thwarted after the would-be victim, who holds a concealed carry permit, shot the suspect in the butt.

It happened Thursday around 7:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the Citgo gas station near 35th and Silver Spring. Police say the suspect tried to rob a man, and that's when he was shot. 

The suspect was taken to the hospital and is expected to be okay.