Even though it appeared most of the roof collapsed, there were no injuries. But there was a rush of water from inside, with ceiling tiles and the contents of the roof draining into the store.
According to police, one suspect held down the victim while the other went into the salon and took several thousand dollars in cash, police said.
It’s never advised to fight back against a robber, but a 92-year-old woman did just that in the Bronx earlier this week.
Cassel Brooks said he found his son lying on his side, still holding his tennis racket. It was not immediately obvious to the father what killed his son, nor to police, until empty shell casings were found on a basketball court nearby.