A man allegedly attempting to rob a Buckhead jewelry store at gunpoint today, July 6, was shot dead by the owner’s son, according to a WSB-TV report.

The shooting reportedly happened at Cachet Fine Jewelry, 2860 Piedmont Road.

The city and the Buckhead Coalition recently raised concerns about an increase in gun thefts and armed robberies in Buckhead and citywide.

John Ruch

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.