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Dallas Robbery Suspect Shot & Killed By Victim

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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A pedestrian took matters into his own hands early Thursday when he was confronted by an armed robber. This happened shortly after midnight in the 7300 block of Chesterfield Drive, near Camp Wisdom Road in Dallas.

According to police, a man was walking along the sidewalk when a vehicle drove up next to him. The driver pulled out a gun and demanded money. However, the pedestrian was armed as well, and he started firing. The robbery suspect was struck by the gunfire.

The suspected robber's car then crashed into a covered bus stop bench. That suspect was taken to a nearby hospital, but later pronounced dead. Neither the name of the pedestrian nor the robbery suspect have been released.

Given that the pedestrian was fighting off a possible robber, police have not said if the shooter will face any charges.

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