Officials said 65-year-old Bill Dunbar, who runs a coin and jewelry shop at Marconi and Walnut avenues, opened fire on two burglary suspects shortly after 4 a.m.
One of the burglary suspects was hit and died in the parking lot. The other suspect, identified as 21-year-old Sergio Antonio Arauza, got away but was found nearby and arrested, Curran added.
The deceased was identified as the suspect's brother, 24-year-old Vincent Arauza Jr.Authorities said the same shop was also burglarized on April 29.
The two burglary suspects may be linked to other recent early morning break-ins, Curran said.Curran said Dunbar was inside the store when he noticed two people wearing black ski masks trying to break in. Read more