Cops: Man trying to rob Westside restaurant shot

Police say Hungry Howies employee shot one of suspects

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - One of two robbers who came into the Hungry Howies on Normandy Boulevard Friday night was shot by an employee, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

Police said one worker at the pizza place actually got one of the suspect's weapons and shot him, authorities said. That suspect was shot and transported to a nearby hospital. His name and condition were not released Friday night.

The second suspect fled on foot. Police told Channel 4 they were actively searching that person, who is likely armed.

There was no description available for the second suspect.

Police are still at the scene investigating, Channel 4 will continue to follow this breaking news and bring you more information when it becomes available.

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