Jacksonville, FL - Two suspects in an armed robbery at Spin City Sweepstakes are dead after they were shot by an armed security guard.
Jacksonville Police were called around 11:30pm Sunday to the business on Beach Blvd. just east of Southside Blvd.
Upon arrival, police found two people suffering from gunshot wounds. One died at the scene and the other died while being treated at a local hospital.
According to JSO, three suspects entered the sweepstakes business armed with guns. During the robbery, an armed security guard who is employed by the business shot two of the suspects as they fled out the door.
A third suspect was able to escape in a dark-colored SUV. JSO says it is reviewing video surveillance from Spin City Sweepstakes to provide a full description of the event.
A security guard kills two armed robbery suspects at sweepstakes on Jax southside, search ongoing for a third suspect: https://t.co/nHh82KY0On— Rich Jones (@RichJonesJax) March 12, 2018
Investigators say as the 3 armed robbery suspects were leaving a security guard shot 2 of the suspects - the 3rd fled in a dark colored SUV. Shattered glass is covering the ground outside the business. @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/nwuczODRpu— Beth Rousseau (@BethANJax) March 12, 2018
Police are searching for the 3rd armed robbery suspect who fled in a dark colored SUV. Security guard fired shots, killed 2 suspects as they were leaving @ActionNewsJax @WOKVNews pic.twitter.com/vNcS2o6ZcB— Beth Rousseau (@BethANJax) March 12, 2018