Suspect fatally shot by store clerk during attempted armed robbery
BATON ROUGE - Police say a man has died after he was shot while trying to rob a convenience store over the weekend.
According to BRPD, 31-year-old Rico Clayton Jr. attempted to rob the Neighbors Food Mart on Dougherty Drive around 8 a.m. Sunday. Police said a store clerk pulled out a gun and shot Clayton, leaving him critically injured.
The attacker was rushed to a hospital in critical condition but died Monday morning.
No other details about the incident have been released at this time.
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