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Gerald Smith. Photo courtesy of Louisville Metro Corrections

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A man was arrested just before noon Tuesday after allegedly shooting a customer and then running away from a pawn shop in Dixie Highway.

According to Shively Police, Gerald Smith, 34, shot a customer at Cash America Pawn Shop near the Watterson Expressway.

Police say Smith shot a customer who was already in the store. The victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Smith fled the scene and was apprehended by officers in a backyard on Herbert Avenue. 

Police say he is charged with 1st degree assault, seven accounts of 1st degree wanton endangerment and theft by unlawful taking. 

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