Police in Acworth, GA received a call reporting an attempted robbery and self defense shooting from the Subway located at 3305 Acworth Oaks Drive, near Baker Road.
An employee performing maintenance at the restaurant shot the would-be robber in the chest. The injured robber ran out of the restaurant and, minutes later, Kennesaw police received another call about a man having been shot.
The robber was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital and underwent surgery. He is expected to survive and will be taken into custody upon discharge from the hospital. He will then be charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.