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Apr 6, 2013 11:40 PM

Attempted Robbery Turns Into Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that they say started as an attempted armed robbery.

It happened around 9:30 in Lexington Saturday night on West Second Street between Broadway and Jefferson.

Police say a person was in his car when he was approached by the robbery suspect. Police tell LEX 18 the man who was being held up then shot the suspect.

Investigators say three shots were fired and two guns were recovered from the crime scene.

Police would not comment on whether or not one of the two guns was used in the shooting.

The robbery suspect was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Police have not released the name of the suspect or the victim.

No charges have been filed yet but the investigation is ongoing.

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