I say “tries” because he didn’t get very far. It would appear that he made a poor choice of weapons. A .45 has a lot longer reach than a sword.
A masked man attempting to rob a Dairy Queen with a samurai sword was shot in the chest and killed, according to Metro Police.
The incident happened around 12:19 p.m. Sunday at the Dairy Queen on South Maryland Parkway near Karen Avenue. Police say they believe the clerk fired at the man a total of two times.
The suspect was transported to Sunrise Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say the shooting appears to have been in self-defense. No charges have been filed against the clerk at this time.