SACRAMENTO - An employee of a cell phone store shot and killed a suspected armed robber Sunday afternoon and officials say the shooting appears to be justified.
Sgt. Jason Ramos of Sacramento Sheriff's Department said an armed man walked into a Rosemont area Metro PCS business in the 8900 block of Folsom Blvd. around 3 p.m.
The man encountered a store employee and then approached an office in the back of the store. A second employee armed with a gun came from the office and fired one shot at the suspect, killing him, said Ramos.
Ramos said deputies believe the man was looking for cash, phones, or other electronic items.
According to Ramos, the shooting appeared to be justified, but the investigation was still in its early stages.