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Police: Convenience store clerk shot, killed robbery suspect

HINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say a convenience store clerk shot and killed a man who reportedly tried to rob the store.

Hinesville police Capt. Tracey Howard says a man entered an area Kwik Way Food Mart Monday night and attempted to rob the store but was stopped and shot by a male clerk.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity wasn’t immediately released.

Howard says it’s unclear if the suspect shot at the clerk. An investigation is ongoing.

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