GOOD: Robbery Victim Defends Himself - Pleasant Grove, AL
Police say would-be robber shot dead - Breaking News from The Birmingham News - al.com
Good for the victim, and good on Chief Waites for not identifying the victim.
A Fairfield man attempting to rob another man in Pleasant Grove was shot and killed by his intended victim Monday night, police say.
Authorities are looking for others believed involved.
Pleasant Grove Police Chief Bill Waites said a man went to check on a relative's home on Newberry Drive in the Ridgeway subdivision about 9 p.m. The man got out of his pickup truck and was approached by two armed men who demanded money
"He pulled his own gun and shot one of them," Waites said. Waites would not identify the shooter.
Marquis Ledelle Strange, 18, of Fairfield, was pronounced dead on the scene.
This is Pleasant Grove's first homicide of the year, he said.