On Thursday, August 9, 2012, at approximately 1848 hours, 9-1-1 calls were received reporting an armed robbery had just occurred at Universal Jewelers located in the 200 block of West Main Street. Three suspects dressed in dark clothing exited a silver Chevrolet Astro van and entered the business. The driver of the van remained in the vehicle. One of the suspects who entered the business was armed with a firearm. The suspects stole jewelry from the business. While inside the business, the suspect armed with the firearm shot the weapon toward an employee. The employee was not struck by the bullet. The suspects fled from the business, returning to the van. As the van was leaving, an employee of the business armed himself with a firearm and shot the firearm once. The van was found abandoned a few blocks from the business. The van was determined to have been reported stolen out of Oakland.