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Connecticut armed robbers shoot store owner who pulls out legal firearms and kills suspect: cops

Emma Colton - Fox News | Published on 3/1/2023
A Connecticut clothing store owner fatally shot a suspected robber during a shootout last week, but was wounded in the exchange of gunfire, according to police.

"A brief struggle took place between the store clerk and one of the suspects who pulled out a firearm," the East Hartford Police Department reported. Police identified the store employee as a clerk, though NBC Connecticut reported it was the store owner who was on the premises working late that night.

Two men wearing black ski masks entered the clothing store Humble & Paid Co. just after 10:30 p.m. on Thursday with the intention of robbing the store, the police said in a press release.