Police: Armed worker kills shoplifting suspect
SEAT PLEASANT — Police say an armed store worker has fatally shot a man suspected of shoplifting in Prince George’s County.
Seat Pleasant Police Chief Devan Martin tells WTOP-FM officers responded to a shooting Wednesday afternoon at a Discount Mart and found a wounded man lying on the ground. He said the man was taken to a hospital and later died.
Martin said the man and a store worker got into an altercation and the employee shot the man. He said the employee was legally able to have the gun.
Authorities haven’t released the identity of worker or slain man. Martin said an investigation is ongoing.