One of two suspects in an attempted robbery at a liquor store in Maplewood, Minnesota was shot dead this past Monday night on Jan. 22. StarTribune.com posted a story about the incident on their website.
Per Maplewood Police, the incident occurred at around 6:45 pm on Monday at Princess Liquors near Century Avenue on Stillwater Road. Upon arriving, police discovered that a store employee had shot and wounded one of two robbery suspects.
The two suspects had entered the store. While one robbed a store employee, a different store employee produced a firearm and shot at the second suspect. Both suspects fled the scene. Police found the shot suspect nearby.
Emergency services transported the shot suspect to Regions Hospital. The suspect died at the hospital.
Maplewood Police, with the help from Oakdale and St. Paul authorities, are searching for the second suspect. The official Maplewood Police statement reads, “(Police) did not immediately find the second suspect, but police have identified and are pursuing leads on the second suspect at this time.”
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