Customer fatally shoots would-be robber in Gary

GARY, Ind. -- The investigation continues after a suspected holdup left a robbery suspect dead.

Two men approached an employee at a used car lot in the 400 block of W. Ridge Rd in Gary.  They pulled out a gun and tried to rob him this Wednesday afternoon.

But a customer at the lot pulled out his own gun and shot and killed one suspect in self defense.

The other suspect remains on the loose.

Gary police are still investigating the incident.