Cops: Owner of Bronx jewelry store opens fire on would-be robbers

Authorities say a Bronx jewelry store robbery was thwarted when the store's owner opened fire.Police say the would-be robbers, a man and woman, fled Spinelli

THE BRONX - Authorities say a Bronx jewelry store robbery was thwarted when the store's owner opened fire.

Police say the would-be robbers, a man and woman, fled Spinelli Jewelers on Arthur Avenue when the shooting began. The owner pursued them and shot a man in the leg who police say appears to have been a lookout.

A police investigation is ongoing.

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