ROWLAND HEIGHTS (CBSLA.com) —  A security fired shots during a bold jewelry store robbery in Rowland Heights Sunday, authorities said.

The store is located on South Fairway Drive near Colima Road.

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CBS2’s Brittney Hopper reported from the scene where she said a large police presence is hunting the robber and a large perimeter has been set up.

The suspect came into the high-end  store — Hing Wa Lee Jewelers — and stole a $25,000 Rolex, officials said.

A guard who works for the store shot at the suspect as he took off running.

Witnesses who didn’t want to speak on camera told Hopper they heard 7-8 shots.

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The witnesses said they saw the suspect bleeding.

Deputies believe the man got away in a silver car.

The suspect was described as a black male, about 6 feet tall and about 240 pounds.

No one inside the store was injured.

 

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