An 80-year-old liquor store owner – who went viral for shooting an armed robber over the summer – has died, his family and colleagues said Tuesday, Your Content has learned.
Craig Cope was the proprietor of Norco Market & Liquor in small town California.
He went viral after surveillance footage surfaced of him thwarting a robbery.
The footage – seen by millions – showed the suspect flee after being shot.
The shock of the encounter exacerbated Cope’s already declining health,‘according to ABC News.
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