Employee Tackles Armed Robber - Gets Shot and Keeps Fighting

Surveillance video shows the moment San Marcos store clerk Patrick Reilly dives through a display to tackle an armed robber, and despite being hit in the chest, continues struggling with the gunman.

On newly released video, a man can be seen entering the Gotta Habit Smoke Shop in San Marcos where he immediately pulls a gun, and is tackled by Reilly. The gunman runs away and Reilly collapses at the door.

Steven Carlos Hernandez has been arrested and charged with aggravated robbery, with additional charges pending. Reilly is still in critical condition at the hospital.

Edited (enlarged) video in addition to the original below.

video credit SanMarcox PD

Enlarged Video

Original CCTV Footage

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