Created on Tuesday, 16 April 2013 Written by AP
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwestern Ohio store keeper tells a newspaper that he killed a robber in self-defense after the man pointed a gun at his wife and then fired an errant shot at him.
Smail Gueddari tells the Hamilton JournalNews (http://bit.ly/ZmNKdk ) that he was working in the back room of his Hamilton store, Mazagan Urban Ware, when the man came in Saturday night. The robber, his face covered by a bandana, was pointing a gun at Gueddari's wife.
Gueddari says that when he came out, the robber fired a shot at him but missed. Gueddari said that's when he pulled his gun and shot back twice, hitting the robber once.
The robber — identified as 26-year-old Jeremy Scott Irvin of Fairfield — died later at a hospital.