Family Dollar employee shoots man trying to rob his store :: WRAL.com

By WXII Web Staff

 — A man trying to rob a Family Dollar in Winston-Salem was stopped by one of the store’s employees.

Police said Avondre McLaurin tried to steal money from the cash register and appeared to be tucking a gun under his clothes.

He was shot in the leg around 5 p.m. Thursday by the store employee and then fled from the store.

McLaurin was later arrested at his home on North Spring Street and police say he resisted arrest. McLaurin was bitten by a K-9 dog when he tried to escape arrest and was eventually arrested, police told WXII News.

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