Store Owner Opens Fire On Robbery Suspect

The owner and operator of a small convenience store in Dothan says he fended off an armed attacker Wednesday morning.

Ray Enfinger, the owner of the Stough Street Grocery, says he saw a masked man come to the window of his store brandishing a weapon.

Enfinger then turned and fired his own handgun, causing the man to flee.

Dothan police later arrested a suspect, 20-year-old Jeremy Leach at a home nearby.

Apparently, the gunshot fired by Enfinger did not strike the suspect.

Leach has been charged with robbery first degree and bond has not been set.


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  • by OId Man Location: Cowarts on Aug 21, 2008 at 05:30 AM
    Dothan was once known as The Peanut Capital of The World. It should be known as THE ROBBERY CITY of THE WORLD. Not a night goes by without some type of ROBBERY. There Police Officers are underpaid,and they don't have enough Officers to fully protect the city.
  • by Anonymous on Aug 20, 2008 at 07:38 PM
    They been watching to many shows of IT TAKES A THIEF, that is actually suppose to teach people about fending off such break=ins.
  • by Stuart Location: Enterprise on Aug 20, 2008 at 06:09 PM
    All businesses should do that. The crooks think they can get away with anything.
  • by leah Location: malvern on Aug 20, 2008 at 04:38 PM
    About time someone started taking the law into their own hands. Sure can't depend on our law enforcement to catch people without the help of our citizens!
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