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Restaurant Worker Shoots Would-Be Robbers

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A San Diego restaurant employee shot two would-be robbers who were arrested at a hospital today when the story they told about how they got shot seemed questionable.

The L.A. Times reports that an employee of Uncle Tony's Italian Cuisine in Vista fired eight shots at two would-be robbers last night after they attempted to rob the restaurant at gunpoint.

Sheriff's deputies found the two men at a hospital emergency room with non-life threatening wounds matching those the Uncle Tony's employee described.

The two men told police that they'd been shot while going for a walk in a park. They are being held in a county jail on suspicion of robbery. Their names have not been released.