A guy shot during an armed burglary at a Dollar General store in Dayton has been recognized. Roosevelt Rappley, 23, died about 6:27 p.m.
According to accounts, the incident started at 6:20 p.m. when a guy in his twenties walked into the 2228 North Gettysburg Avenue Dollar General brandishing a revolver. When the accused demanded money, a clerk drew a revolver and shot him. The suspect exited the business and fell in front of the front doors. Rappley was later recognized as him.
Rappley was known to police, as per Lt. Jason Hall. The deceased did have a pending firearms allegation that was waiting to move ahead, he said. We are currently investigating the likelihood that this guy was engaged in a number of other business robberies.
A guy went into the business, flashed a weapon, and demanded money from the register, according to witnesses. Rappley was accosted by an armed employee who was not working the register. According to witnesses, Rappley aimed the pistol towards the staff. A guy informed police dispatchers in a 911 call that a man with a pistol had tried to rob him at the business.
He pointed a pistol at him, the caller stated. was carrying a handgun and drew his gun and shot the culprit in self-defense, he said, adding that the suspect “fired back.” However, the number of rounds fired during the event is unknown.
Detectives were still combing through the evidence and ballistics from the site, to establish how many rounds were fired and with what weapon. When asked about their policy on armed staff, Dollar General could not affirm or deny if they were permitted to carry weapons, but did say they had a lot of safety and security precautions.
They do not comment on these procedures precisely to maintain their integrity, the business stated in a statement. They are continuing to investigate the details surrounding this events in Dayton, Ohio, and are collaborating with local authorities.
The staff did not require a CCW, said to Hall, since Dollar General is considered private property. As for the Dollar General employee, he was legally in possession of a handgun. He was on private property at his workplace, he explained. The shop security video of the incident will not be released by Dayton police.
Family Of Armed Robber, Who Was Shot And Killed, Says Clerk Shouldn’t Have Had Gun At Work
⁉️ Family Of Armed Robber, Who Was Shot And Killed, Says Clerk Shouldn’t Have Had Gun At Work A Dollar General store was robbed by a man in his 20’s, but he didn’t make off with the cash. Instead, the clerk drew a firearm and shot the suspect, who stumbled outside the store where he collapsed. "Witnesses at the Dollar General told investigators that a person entered the store, revealed a handgun and then demanded money from the cash register, [Lt. Jason] Hall said. A worker, who was not working at the cash register, was armed and confronted Rappley. Witnesses said that he pointed the gun at employees, Hall said. In a 911 call, a man told dispatchers that a man with a gun attempted to rob him at the store. “He pointed a gun at me,” the caller said. “I had a firearm on me. I pulled my firearm and I shot him in self defense." The armed employee also said that the suspect, 23-year-old Roosevelt Rappley, fired back in retaliation. Shortly after, two members of Rappley’s family spoke with reporters outside the store where he was shot and killed. Their take on things; the store clerk shouldn’t have been armed. Keep America Tactical ➡️ http://bit.ly/2M8dWr6Posted by Colion Noir on Saturday, 12 October 2019