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Man Shoots Would-Be Robber At Waffle House

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UNION CITY, Ga. — Authorities say a customer at a Waffle House outside Atlanta shot and wounded a suspect who was trying to rob the restaurant.

Police say the shooting happened early Monday, when a gunman tried to hold up a Waffle House in south Fulton County.

Union City police Det. Gloria Hodgson says the suspect entered the Waffle House just before 2 a.m., armed with a pistol and demanding money.

Hodgson tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution () that a customer inside the 24-hour diner shot the suspect. The suspect, whose name hasn't been released, was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment. His condition wasn't immediately available. http://bit.ly/1bAGZN1

Hodgson says there were no other injuries.

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Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, http://www.ajc.com

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