Waffle House customer opens fire on 2 armed robbers

NEW ORLEANS – A Waffle House customer opened fire on a pair of armed robbers last night.

The robbery occurred just after 10 p.m. in the 2900 block of Elysian Fields Avenue, according to initial reports by the NOPD.

One of the armed robbers jumped onto the counter and began demanding money and cell phones from the patrons.

As they two robbers fled, one Waffle House customer opened fire, according to the NOPD.

Investigators initially said they had named a person of interest in this case, but hours later said they do not.

The investigation remains open.