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.READ MORE: 'I Don't Think That's Fair': Allora Co-Owner Says Staff Was Bumped Down Vaccine List
The employee grabbed a gun and shot at Smith; at which point, he fled the area in a vehicle.READ MORE: 'My Nephew Died A Hero': Family Honors Man From Sacramento Mistakenly Shot And Killed By Idaho Police
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.MORE NEWS: 3-Car Crash Forces I-80 Lane Closures, CHP Says
He was booked into San Joaquin County Jail for robbery, weapon charges and violating his parole.