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Police: Waffle House robber shot by customer

July 29, 2013 at 1:46 PM   |   Comments

UNION CITY, Ga., July 29 (UPI) -- Authorities in Georgia said a gunman who allegedly tried to rob a Waffle House restaurant was shot by an armed customer.

Union City police Detective Gloria Hodgson said the gunman entered the Waffle House in Union City just before 2 a.m. Monday and demanded money, The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Monday.

However, the alleged robbery was foiled when an armed customer shot the suspect, whose name has not been released.

The suspect was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. His condition was not released by police.

Hodgson said there were no other injuries.

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