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Florida Man Shot and Killed After Confronting Robber

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A man has died after authorities say he tried to stop a robber who stole a woman's purse in Jacksonville.

Police said a man and woman were sitting at a bus stop Saturday when a suspect walked up to them and demanded the woman's purse.

Reports say the victim confronted the robber and was shot at least once before the gunman fled with the woman's purse.

The victim died at the scene. He has not been identified.The woman was not harmed.


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