Phoenix PD: Business owner shoots robbery suspect

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department says a business owner shot a robbery suspect and held him at gunpoint until police arrived. 

The incident happened at a business near Greenway Road and Tatum Boulevard around 2:30 p.m. Friday.

Police say the injured suspect, a 30-year-old man, was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. A second suspect, identified as Brittany Reid, was also involved in the robbery was not injured and was taken into custody. 

The man has yet to be identified by police. 

Greg Nutt owns the Smoothie King one door down from the business.

“We’ve been here for 17 years now and we’ve never experienced anything like this,” Nutt said. “It’s a very nice neighborhood, very quiet.”

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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