Security guard at Dallas Apple store kills armed robber wearing body armor

A retired Dallas police officer working security shot and killed an armed man in body armor who was trying to rob an Apple store Tuesday morning, police said.

The shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. at the Apple store in the 3100 block of Knox Street. According to police, a man armed with an assault rifle tried to break into the rear of the building and then tried to disarm the security guard.

The guard fired multiple times and hit the suspect, who ran a short distance away before collapsing, police said. The man died later at a hospital. His name has not yet been released.