According to the AJC, on Thursday evening a teen employee from our favorite La Parilla Mexican Restaurant was headed home from work when three people approached him and tried to rob him. The story goes on … The AJC continues with the full story below:
MARIETTA, Ga. — A teenager was shot and wounded during a robbery in a Marietta park Thursday night.
The incident began when an employee of La Parilla Restaurant was walking home from work and cut through Brown’s Park.
Three teens in the park pulled guns on the man and tried to rob him.
“As he was running away he called friends who were still at La Parilla and they drove over to Brown’s Park,” said Mark Bishop of the Marietta police department.
Those friends confronted the robbers, but the robbers pulled their guns and opened fire.
One of the men was hit.
The shooting victim ran to a CVS Pharmacy on Powder Springs Road and asked for help. Store employees called 911.
The victim was taken to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital where he is expected to recover.
The robbers escaped.