Willacy County (KFXV) – 3 young adults are arrested after trying to rob an 8-liner business. It happened Tuesday during the early morning hours around 2 a.m.

The suspects were attacked by security guards after trying to commit a robbery one of the suspects was shot in the arm by one of the guards. When they attempted to escape the scene of the crime they ran out of gas on Expressway 77.

Cameron County Sheriff’s Department officers stopped the offenders when they noticed one of them was bleeding from his arm. They have been charged with aggravated robbery and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.