Florida Man Shot, Killed After Confronting Bus Stop Robber

Police said a man was killed after her was shot by a robber demanding a woman's purse at a bus stop.

Sunday, Jul 14, 2013  |  Updated 2:57 PM EDT
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Police said a man was shot and killed after he confronted an armed robber at a bus stop.

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A man has died after authorities say he tried to stop a robber who stole a woman's purse in Jacksonville.

Police said a man and woman were sitting at a bus stop Saturday when a suspect walked up to them and demanded the woman's purse.

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The Florida Times-Union reports the victim confronted the robber and was shot at least once before the gunman fled with the woman's purse.

The victim died at the scene. He has not been identified.

The woman was not harmed.

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