Bungled Robbery Attempt Leaves Attacker Dead

A New Bloomfield man was fatally shot while he apparently attempted to rob a beverage distributor in Carroll Township, Perry County Saturday night, state police said.Perry County Coroner Michael Shalonis said he pronounced Jeffrey Thomas Harless, 25, dead at Shermans Dale Beer & Beverage at 10:55 p.m. Saturday from a single gunshot wound to the chest.At about 9:44 p.m., an alarm sounded at the 4946 Spring Road beverage distributor and an employee arrived at the store to find the front door’s glass broken out, a news release from the state police said. The employee entered the store and confronted Harless, an apparent burglar, police said.A confrontation ensued, police said, and the employee shot Harless once in the upper chest with a pistol. Harless was also armed, police said. Read moreSource: cumberlink.comTactical Gear Tip: Order the Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry so you too will be prepared when danger strikes. Learn More

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