Mon. Feb 17th, 2020

DEPUTIES WERE ABLE TO QUICKLY TAKE DOWN TWO MEN INTO CUSTODY. MATT: TWO PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED AND FACING SERIOUS CHARGES. ONE OTHER MAN WAS HURT. HE IS AN EMPLOYEE WHO WAS OUTSIDE WHEN HE SAW TWO ARMED ROBBERY IS COMING HIS WAY. HE TRIED TO RUN INTO THE PAWN SHOP AND LOCK THE DOOR BEHIND HIM. HE DID NOT MAKE IT AND WAS SHOT IN THE ARM. THIS IS THE LA FAMILIA PAWN SHOP. IT’S ON PLEASANT HILL ROAD, NEAR KISSIMMEE. OSCOLA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICIALS TELL US DEPUTIES RUSHED HERE AT THE REPORT OF A ROBBERY. THE ROBBERS HAD ALREADY MADE OFF WITH A LARGE AMOUNT OF JEWELRY WHEN THEY ARRIVE BUT OTHER DEPUTIES WERE ABLE TO FIND BOTH SUSPECTS A FEW BLOCKS AWAY AND ARRESTED THEM. MEANWHILE, THE EMPLOYEE WHO WAS SHOT HERE WAS RUSHED TO A HOSPITAL. THIS IS A POPULAR PLACE AND WE’VE SPOKEN WITH SEVERAL CUSTOMERS WHO ARE UPSET THIS HAPPENED HERE. ONE OF THEM TOLD US HE CONSIDERS THE EMPLOYEE WHO WAS SHOT A FRIEND. >> HE IS MY FRIEND FOR A LONG TIME. EVERY TIME I COME IN, I SPEAK WITH HIM, I TALK WITH HIM. IT IS SAID. I DO NOT KNOW WHY THEY COME OVER HERE. I DO NOT KNOW WHY. I DON’T UNDERSTAND. MATT: TWO MEN ARRESTED, WE’RE TOLD, ARE ERIK ROSADO AND JORGE GUIVASJORGE. THE EMPLOYEE WHO WAS SHOT IS EXPECTED TO BE OK. MATT LUPOLI, WESH 2 NEWS. STEWART: DEPUTIES TELL US THE MEN WHO WERE ARRESTED WILL BE BOOKED INTO THE OSCEOLA CO

Osceola pawnshop employee shot during robbery, deputies say

A pawnshop worker trying to fend off armed robbers was shot in the arm, according to deputies with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.The shooting happened Wednesday afternoon at the La Familia pawn and jewelry store on Pleasant Hill Road near Kissimmee.Deputies said the employee saw what he correctly thought were two armed robbers approaching the store. He tried to run inside and lock the door behind him, but he was shot during his attempt.The robbers had already made off with what is described as a “large amount” of jewelry by the time deputies arrived at the store.The worker who was shot was rushed to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.Meanwhile, deputies say they quickly found two suspects a few blocks away.Erik Rosado and Jorge Guivasjorge were arrested and face charges of armed burglary, grand theft and attempted murder, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.

A pawnshop worker trying to fend off armed robbers was shot in the arm, according to deputies with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office.

The shooting happened Wednesday afternoon at the La Familia pawn and jewelry store on Pleasant Hill Road near Kissimmee.

Deputies said the employee saw what he correctly thought were two armed robbers approaching the store. He tried to run inside and lock the door behind him, but he was shot during his attempt.

The robbers had already made off with what is described as a “large amount” of jewelry by the time deputies arrived at the store.

The worker who was shot was rushed to a hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

Meanwhile, deputies say they quickly found two suspects a few blocks

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