Owner Fires Shots After Thief Steals Necklace From Plantation Jewelry Store

A Plantation jewelry store owner opened fire on a thief who stole a necklace Tuesday, police said.

The incident happened around 1:30 p.m. at Matthew's Jewelers at 157 N. Nob Hill Road.

Officials said the thief, who was there with a woman, asked to see a necklace and then took off with it. The suspect got into his car and the owner thought the thief might reverse into the store so he got his gun and shot at the suspect.

No one was injured but the thief got away.

The incident is under investigation.

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