SAN DIMAS: Quiznos Owner Shot, Suspect At Large

The owner of a San Dimas Quiznos was shot in an armed robbery at the restaurant on Arrow Highway Tuesday afternoon.

The store owner, a 63-year-old San Dimas resident, was shot once in the torso during a brief struggle with the male suspect after the owner handed over cash, according to the San Dimas Sheriff’s Station.

The victim was airlifted in critical condition.

Photo by Zak Bushey.

Photo by Zak Bushey.

The shooting occurred at 3:20 p.m. Eyewitnesses reported to deputies that the suspect entered the store and demanded cash at the front counter. The owner handed over the undisclosed amount in a bag. The struggle occurred outside the store after the owner followed the suspect, deputies said in a written statement.

The suspect fled on foot in a southwest direction, deputies said.

The suspect is described as white or Hispanic, 25 to 30 years old, approximately 6 feet tall and 175 pounds. He wore a black cap, black shirt and dark shorts with a plaid pattern.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the San Dimas Station at (909) 450-2700.

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