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Coin shop owner shoots at would-be robbers

Posted September 21, 2010 4:46 p.m. EDT

— Two men who tried to rob a Durham coin shop fled the store Tuesday afternoon after the owner opened fire on them, police said.

The masked men entered Daryl's Coins, at 4422 Durham Chapel Hill Blvd., at about 1:20 p.m., armed with a gun, police said. The owner pulled his own gun and fired two shots at the robbers, but he didn't hit them, police said.

No customers were in the store at the time, and no injuries were reported.