A former Dollar General employee, who was seriously injured twice during three robberies over the course of 12 months, is now filing a lawsuit for $1 million against the chain.
According to a report from San Antonio Express-News journalist Patrick Danner, Timothy Ray Ramos survived three armed robberies between November 21, 2017 and November 9, 2018. Ramos was stabbed and shot in two separate incidents at the same Dollar General location in San Antonio, Texas.
Public records say that Ramos filed an injury lawsuit against Dolar General in San Antonio on August 13. The San Antonio Express-News reported that the former employee is asking for $1 million in his suit. Nathaniel Alexander Panvini, Kameron Anthony Green, and Hector Fabian Aguliar. three robbers that are alleged in injuring Ramos, are also named as defendants.
Dollar General did not immediately respond to comment, nor did Ramos’ lawyer.
News outlets including CNN and Pro Publica have released extensive reports indicating that dollar store chains like Dollar General and Dollar Tree are prime targets when it comes to robberies and violent crime.
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