Police investigate alleged robbery in Mattapan
MATTAPAN, Mass. -- Police are investigating a robbery gone wrong in Mattapan.
According to police the suspect walked into the Essential Body Herbs store on Blue Hill Avenue on Tuesday night with a hammer and allegedly tried to rob the store.
7NEWS was told that the owner brought out a gun and shot the suspect.
The suspect then ran out of the store, collapsed on the street and was rushed to Boston Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.
Police say the store owner has a license to carry a gun.
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