VIDEO: General store owner shoots at would-be robbers

(WFLA) – Surveillance video shows the moment a convenience store owner unleashed a hail of gunfire on three would-be robbers in Louisiana, KALB reports.

Three men can be seen entering Lee Ray’s General Store wearing hoods and masks over their faces. One of them was armed.

The owner, Frank Issa, told KALB they approached the counter and demanded money. The armed one pushed customers out of his way, jumped on the counter and pointed his gun at Issa.

Issa said his brother was able to distract the suspects, giving him a moment to grab his own gun and start shooting.

Issa claims he hit one suspect in the stomach and one in the arm.

According to KALB, one of the men remains in the hospital. The other was treated, released and taken into custody. The third suspect remains at large. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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