This is the moment an armed gang bursts into a pawn shop and starts shooting at a security worker in front of small children before the guard appears to return fire and kill one of the suspects.
The incident took place in the Presta Max pawn shop in the city of Puebla in the central Mexican state of the same name and was filmed by the company’s CCTV system.
In the footage, six armed men burst into the shop and order customers to lie on the floor.
As gang members point their gun at a security guard, two frightened children are seen nearby.
Although unclear who shoots first in the footage, the guard and several gang members become embroiled in a gunfight.
Blood is seen splattering near the guard’s feet from an apparent bullet wound while the brave worker appears to return fire and hits at least gunman, who falls to the floor.
Meanwhile, the other gang members flee the pawn shop.
According to local media, one unnamed suspect was killed in the incident while the brave security guard suffered an injury to his abdomen.
He is being treated in hospital and his condition is said to be stable.
The investigation is ongoing.
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