The two hooded suspects, identified by authorities as DuWayne Henderson and Davis Dawkins, frantically retreated from 71-year-old Samuel Williams.
They have been charged with attempted robbery with a firearm and felony criminal mischief. One was also treated for a gunshot wound at a Gainesville hospital, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
Williams will be called a hero by many, but at least for now he is avoiding the spotlight.
A senior citizen with a concealed weapon permit foils two armed men attempting to rob a Florida internet cafe.