COCOA, Fla. - The State Attorney's Office is deciding whether to charge a convenience store owner after a confrontation with a man suspected of stealing beer.
Cocoa police say a man tried to take some beer from the Chevron on South Cocoa Boulevard around 10 a.m. Wednesday.
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According to officers, the store's owner followed the shoplifter outside and demanded he return the beer.
Police say the would-be thief returned the beer, after which the owner fired a shot. No one was hit.
Cocoa police have turned the case over to prosecutors. The suspected thief will not face charges.
The names of the people involved have not been released.
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