Saturday, November 24, 2012

KS:Clerk fataly shoots robber

A robbery of a convenience store along North Broadway ended Thursday evening when a store clerk shot and fatally wounded one of two robbery suspects, Wichita police said.

Shortly after 7 p.m., two armed men entered KC Gas & Groceries store at 1161 N. Broadway, said Sgt. Ron Hunt of the Wichita Police Department. Police got a call about a robbery shortly afterward.

A store clerk fired a gun and shot one of the suspects, Hunt said. The other man ran out.

A police officer arrived minutes later to find a man lying on the floor of the store. The wounded man was taken to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis, where he was pronounced dead at 7:43 p.m., Hunt said.

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