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Suspect fatally shot by store clerk during attempted armed robbery

4 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Monday, May 20 2019 May 20, 2019 May 20, 2019 1:15 PM May 20, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

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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