10 April 2012 Last updated at 09:28
A Leicester shopkeeper has described how he used a wooden pole to fight off a robber who fired a gun at him.
Kapil Vaghela and his fiancee were preparing to leave Kapz News and Booze, in Loughborough Road, when the raider went in and demanded cash.
Mr Vaghela said he had hit the masked man with the wooden pole as the gun, containing blanks, had been fired.
The attacker, who fled shortly before 18:00 BST on Wednesday, was filmed on a CCTV camera at the store.
Mr Vaghela said: "He ran straight up to the counter and said 'give me your money. This isn't a joke. I will shoot you'. He was swearing a lot as well.
"I didn't actually think of myself. My fiancee was just behind me and she's sweet and innocent."
Mr Vaghela said his fiancee had been standing behind him at the time
Mr Vaghela pressed the panic button and picked
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