Daytona Beach, FL – Daytona Beach Police had to shoot the suspect in an armed robbery this afternoon at the Walgreen’s located at International Speedway Blvd. and Ridgewood Ave.
DBPD was alerted to the incident around 1 p.m. Police say that an armed suspect jumped the pharmacy counter at Walgreen’s located at ISB and U.S. 1, demanding drugs. While holding pharmacy staff hostage, he was allegedly shooting up drugs. Police told him to drop the gun..he refused and was shot in the back.
The suspect was transported to the hospital. No employees, customers or officers were injured.
This is a developing story. Check back with News Daytona Beach for updates.