SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Officials say a man eating with his family at a San Antonio fast food restaurant fatally shot a man who threatened his family and employees with a gun.

Police Capt. Michael Starnes told the San Antonio Express-News that the citizen, who is licensed to carry a gun, used his handgun to "take down the robber" on Wednesday evening.

Starnes said that employees were also threatened by the robber and they ran out the back of the restaurant.

Police said the man who threatened the family and employees died at the scene.

Starnes said the father wasn't facing charges. Starnes says the father "really saved the day and protected a lot of people."


Information from: San Antonio Express-News,

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