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Jeweler Shot During Store Robbery in NYC

The jeweler, age 59, was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.




A jewelry store owner in Queens, NY, was shot during a robbery.

Police arrived at the scene around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and found the jeweler with gunshots, WABC-TV reports.

Three men had entered the store wearing glasses and masks, and at least one opened fire, hitting the jeweler in the thigh and grazing his head.

The jeweler, age 59, was taken to a local hospital, and his injuries were reportedly not life-threatening.

An undisclosed amount of jewelry was stolen from the store, located in the Corona neighborhood of Queens.

See a news video about the crime below:


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