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Thief in NY files typo-filled suit, after he was shot during a robbery on save

Shawn Harris, who was caught filling bottles of hooch in his pants, only to be shot by the store owner when he tried to get away, wants $2.7 million for his injuries.

He is a bad criminal and an even worse jailhouse lawyer.

A bumbling Long Island liquor store thief who is caught filling bottles of hooch in his pants, only to be shot by the store owner when he tried to get away, wants $2.7 million for his injuries.

But Shawn Harris may not even be the name of the shop or the shooter on the right.

In the handwritten lawsuit that he has made himself, Harris explains in detail how he and a friend ripped out of the shop on Newbridge Road in North Bellmore, LI, in August 2016, to start in the “Hennesey [sic], and Patron of the department.”

Harris “removed 4 bottles of liquor and I have 2 bottles in my pants and went to pay for the other 2 bottles and [the store owner] asked for I. D. and I told him that I should go to the car and my I. D. and I went out and Left the 2 Bottles,” he wrote.

Harris, who was with two friends, tried to get two bottles when the owner of the shop, which he names as “Lan-Dong, Dong” of Grapes And Grains, in Baldwin, LI — followed by the three men outside.

“We followed the outside-and the owner of the store pulled out a gun and said give me the bottles back,” Harris writes in the Brooklyn federal court lawsuit that he has his mobile phone in the Nassau County Correctional Center.

The owner had trouble with the men, trying to grab the keys of their car before opening fire.

“During this the owner of the shop shoots my friend and he confronted me outside the car and shot me and I ran away,” Harris writes. “I was shot by the Lan-Dong Dong in my right shoulder and I have no medical treatment, because I was afraid to be Arrested . . . so, I have my own medical treatment.”

But the theft happened in a store called Newbridge Wines & Liquors, in the North of Bellmore — not Grapes & Grains, and Lan Dong Dong is not the owner who shot Harris, according to reports.

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