Pharmacy Owner Shoots And Kills Armed Assailant - UPDATED - KMPH FOX 26 | Central San Joaquin Valley News Source

Pharmacy Owner Shoots And Kills Armed Assailant - UPDATED

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MADERA, Calif. (KMPH) -

UPDATE: KMPH had a chance to talk with the pharmacy owner as he describes the events. Take a look at the video above.

 

Pharmacy owner is forced to shoot in defense as armed assailants attack.

Investigators say 31-year-old Aquilla Bailey was one of two men who walked into a pharmacy near Almond avenue and Highway 99 in Madera, and started shooting.

A pharmacy worker was hit in the leg. The pharmacy owner, Bryan Lee, heard shots and used his handgun to fire back, hitting Aquilla at least three times.

The two men then ran out of the pharmacy, Aquilla collapsed and died.

The man that got away was later discovered to be Jonte Harris, who has since been arrested.

The worker shot at the pharmacy is expected to be okay.

At this point, detectives don't know if the men were at the pharmacy to rob it, or if they were planning to kill the two people inside.

Bailey was booked into the Fresno County Jail last August in connection with one count of residential robbery.

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