Police are looking into an attempted armed robbery at a Vallejo jewelry store that ended in the suspect being shot on Thursday.
At 12:52 p.m., police responded to reports of a robbery at Carillo's Jewelry Store on the 500 block of Broadway Street. Reports said the owner's wife called the police hysterically saying that someone had been shot.
According to the Vallejo Police Department, the couple said the man had jumped over the counter, pulled a handgun and entered the jewelry store's office.
Police say the owner, who was in the office, felt his life was in danger and shot the suspect.
Police describes the suspect as a 37-year-old man from Hercules. His identity is being withheld pending notification of his relatives.
The San Francisco Chronicle reportst reports say that the store is owned by Cesar and Marivel Carillo, according to public records.
The Vallejo Times-Herald reports the couple were taken into police headquarters for questioning and that there plans to review surveillance tapes inside the store. The paper also reports that this is the city's third homicide in 2012.
Bay City News contributed to this report.