STOCKTON (CBS13) – On Thursday, an armed suspect walked into Stockton Pharmacy demanding money.
Jermaine Smith, 31, allegedly walked into the pharmacy, in the 3300 block of E. Main Street, and told everyone to drop to the ground while attempting to rob the store by demanded money from an employee.
The employee grabbed a gun and shot at Smith; at which point, he fled the area in a vehicle.
Stockton police responded to a call regarding a shot African-American male matching Smith’s description in North Stockton. He was arrested and treated overnight at an area hospital.
Smith, a Stockton resident, is a known gang member and currently on parole for robbery.
He was booked into San Joaquin County Jail for robbery, weapon charges and violating his parole.