DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - A suspected armed robber was shot by police Tuesday at a Walgreens store in Daytona Beach.
It happened a little before 1 p.m. at the Walgreens on International Speedway Boulevard and Ridgewood Avenue.
Officials with the Daytona Beach Police Department said the suspect, Louis Curler, with a rifle in hand, jumped the pharmacy counter, held an employee hostage and demanded narcotics.
Police confronted Curler while he was behind the counter, where he was allegedly shooting up drugs. He was shot after refusing commands to drop the rife, officials said.