Shoot Out at the Waldorf-Astoria
Major dramz at the Waldorf-Astoria flagship hotel in New York yesterday. A security guard was shot as a robber attempted to heist the jewelry store in the historic hotel's lobby in the middle of the day. Right at check-in time as a matter of fact. The NY Times reports: A gunman dressed in black burst into a jewelry store in the ornate lobby of the Waldorf-Astoria hotel on Saturday afternoon, announced that he was robbing the store and began smashing display cases with the butt of his gun, the police said. As the store security guard, a retired police detective, tackled the gunman, shots were fired, striking the guard and sending panicked hotel guests scattering for cover.