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Police: Suspect killed by victim during attempted robbery in Auburn

The victim was shot in the arm during the attempted robbery as he was leaving a strip mall in Auburn Tuesday night.

AUBURN, Wash. — A suspected robber was shot and killed by the alleged victim at an Auburn strip mall Tuesday night. The victim was shot in the arm and has non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the incident happened on the 200 block of Auburn Way S just after 9 p.m.

According to the Auburn Police Department, the victim was leaving a business when the suspect approached him with a gun and attempted to rob him. The victim also had a gun, and the suspect and victim shot at each other.

When officers arrived, they found the victim and suspect. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.



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