Guard Shot During Armored Truck Robbery: Miami Police

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    An armored guard was shot during an armed robbery in Miami Friday, officials said. NBC 6's Sharon Lawson reports. (Published Friday, Aug 15, 2014)

    An armored guard was shot during an armed robbery in Miami Friday, officials said.

    The guard was carrying a money bag outside a check cashing store in the 2900 block of Northwest 27th Avenue when he was shot and robbed, Miami Police said.

    A robber approached the guard, threw him to the ground and shot him in the leg, before taking off on foot with a bag of money, police said.

    The guard was taken to a nearby hospital, where he's expected to be okay, officials said.

    Footage showed yellow police tape around the armored truck and FBI agents at the scene. Police are investigating the incident.

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