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Liquor Store Employee Shoots Suspect During Armed Robbery

BALTIMORE (WJZ) -- A liquor store employee shot a suspect during an armed robbery in Baltimore Saturday.

Around 7:29 p.m., officers from Baltimore's Southeast District responded to the 2300 block of Fleet Street for a report of a shooting.

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An employee told officers that an unidentified male suspect entered House of Spirits armed with a gun and announced a robbery.

The store employee, who was also armed, shot the suspect.

The suspect fled to the 500 block of Collington Avenue where he collapsed.

He was taken to an area hospital in serious condition.

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Officers recovered a handgun from the scene and are investigating.

Citywide Shooting detectives are investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.

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