Monday, November 19, 2012

PA:Autopsy Identifies Man Shot And Killed After Trying To Rob Beer Store

A man attempted to rob a Beer For Less store in Millcreek is identified

Coroner Lyell Cook tells us Patrick Atkins, 21 years old, was pronounced dead at Hamot yesterday just before 9 pm. Cook says he died of a single gun shot wound to the chest, and Cook ruled it a homicide.

The shooting happened just after 8 tonight at the Presque Isle Beer For Less store at 2756 West 12th Street.

Atkins reportedly walked into the store with a small handgun in an apparent attempt to rob the store.

The clerk in the store was armed with a handgun and shot the suspect three times.

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