Pawn Shop Robbery in Cabarrus County

The Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office says they received a call from an off-duty officer about an armed robbery at the Mount Pleasant Sporting Goods and Pawn Store on West Franklin Street around 10:18am yesterday. Deputies say they learned that two or more people went into the store and at least one of them shot the store owner in an attempt to rob the store. The off-duty officer, hearing and seeing the events unfold, used a personal weapon to return fire at the suspects who fled and left the scene.