The Buffalo News: Buffalo/Erie County: Intended victim fires gun, routs holdup man
A state Division of Parole employee scared off a would-be robber late Thursday by firing two shots from his own gun outside the HSBC branch bank at 3109 Bailey Ave., Buffalo police said.
The intended victim told Buffalo police he was accosted just before midnight by a man wearing all black and a mask who displayed a gun and demanded money. The would-be robber fled when his intended victim fired two shots. It was unknown if the bandit was hit by the gunfire.