A store clerk has been arrested after shooting an armed robber in self-defense at a Dollar General in Louisiana.

According to local police, Rafus Anderson was working at the downtown Monroe location when the robbery took place. Per Fox 5 Vegas, when the thief took the money from the register and attempted to leave the store, the employee pulled out a gun and fired more than one shot in his direction. The suspect was hit along with an innocent bystander who was shopping at the time.