Barber shop owner shot during robbery

October 3, 2008 9:32:25 PM PDT
Police are searching for two gunmen who shot the owner of a barber shop in an attempted robbery. Investigators say two men armed with guns and wearing masks entered the barber shop on Farmers Boulevard in the Jamaica section.

During the attempted robbery, the victim tried to tackle one of the masked suspects, police said.

The other robber then ran from the back of the store and shot the 33-year-old owner in the chest.

Both suspects fled the scene.

The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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