Thursday, June 1, 2023
Thursday, June 1, 2023

    Hero California liquor store owner, 80, dies five months after suffering heart attack when he blasted four armed robbers with his SHOTGUN as they stormed his store of 46 years

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    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.

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    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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