BETHLEHEM, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities say a man who fired shots at a Bethlehem cigar shop employee after refusing to wear a face mask has been apprehended after a shootout with police. Adam Zaborowski, of Slatington, is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault, robbery and reckless endangerment.
Investigators say Zaborowski walked into the Cigars International store in Bethlehem Township Friday morning without a mask.READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial: Pennsylvania National Guard Activated To Philadelphia As Officials Prepare For Verdict
The staff asked him to wear one.
Police say Zaborowski got angry, grabbed two cigars, and left the store without paying for them.
When a store employee asked him to return the cigars, investigators say Zaborowski pulled out a semi-automatic handgun and fired two rounds at the worker.READ MORE: Keith Campbell Sentenced Up To 76 Years In Head-On Crash That Killed 3, Including 2 Mummers, In South Philly
No one was hurt.
Police say Zaborowski left the scene in a blue Dodge Dakota pickup truck with Pennsylvania tags ZLY6443.
On Saturday, officials say Zaborowski engaged in a shootout with police as they attempted to take him into custody. He suffered a gunshot wound and was treated at the scene before taken to a local hospital.
No officers were injured in the shootout.MORE NEWS: COVID In Philadelphia: City Expands Vaccine Eligibility To All Residents 16 Years And Older
Zaborowski faces charges including attempted murder, aggravated assault and robbery. According to officials, due to prior offenses, he was also charged with persons prohibited to possess a firearm.