Suspected Robber, Store Clerk Die in Pensacola Area Shootout

BROWNSVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A clerk and a suspected robber died in a shootout at a convenience store in the Pensacola suburb of Brownsville.

Escambia County Sheriff's officials say a man entered AC Grocery late Monday afternoon and attempted to rob it at gunpoint.

The clerk pulled out a gun during the robbery and shot the suspect. The man then fired at the clerk.

According to a sheriff's office release, the clerk died at the scene. The suspect ran from the scene but collapsed nearby and was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The names of the clerk and the suspect have not been released.

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  • by Cathy Location: PC on Apr 24, 2012 at 04:30 PM
    Still believe in my 2nd amendment right.
  • by Lee Location: PCB on Apr 24, 2012 at 08:49 AM
    Being armed sure worked out well for that clerk. Guns for everyone!
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