Bullet bounces off restaurant owner's head, family members say

Gunmen try to rob customer at Rami Meat Market


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The owner of a northwest Miami-Dade County restaurant is being called lucky after a bullet bounced off his head during an attempted robbery, family members told Local 10 News.

Miami-Dade police said the shooting occurred at the Rami Meat Market.

Witnesses said two gunmen tried to rob a customer wearing a gold chain.

Market owner Paris Rome pulled out a gun and opened fire at them, but one of them fired back, shooting him in the forehead.

Both gunmen ran off.

Rome was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital.

A family member said the doctor told her that the bullet "bounced off his head."

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