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Would-Be Walgreens Robber Dies After Security Guard Shoots Him

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) -- A robbery suspect died Tuesday afternoon after a security guard shot him Monday night at a San Jose Walgreens store, police said.

The suspect's name was not available Tuesday afternoon but he suffered life-threatening injuries when he was shot at Walgreens at 5 S. First St. before officers went there at 8:23 p.m.

When police arrived, they found a man suffering from one gunshot wound. The man was taken to a hospital.

San Jose Police Sgt. Enrique Garcia told the Mercury News the man was "attempting to commit a robbery inside the store" when the security guard shot him.

It was not clear if the suspect was armed or what the circumstances were that led to the shooting.

Police said the security guard was cooperating with police in the investigation.

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