Armored car guard shot in SE D.C.
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An armored car guard was shot in the face Monday by a would-be robber outside a Popeyes fast-food restaurant in Southeast Washington, authorities said.
The incident occurred at mid-afternoon in the 600 block of Malcolm X Boulevard. A police spokesman said the assailant apparently fled with no money. A fire department spokesman said the wounded guard's partner drove him to a hospital in the armored car.
The victim's condition could not be immediately determined.
-- Paul Duggan
Metropolitan Police officers are searching for a gunman who shot an armored car guard in Southeast D.C., WUSA 9 reports.
Police said the armored car was making a delivery and pickup at a Popeye's restaurant when a guard was fired upon.
The guard reportedly got back into the armored car and was taken to the United Medical Center on Southern Avenue.
Police have not said whether any money was taken.
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| September 13, 2010; 3:35 PM ET
Categories: Crime and Public Safety, DC
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