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.READ MORE: Suspect Runs Into Walmart At The End Of Pursuit Before Getting Arrested
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.READ MORE: Sacramento Surgeon Under Fire For Making Virtual Court Appearance While Operating On Patient
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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