Po­lice: Armed worker kills shoplift­ing sus­pect

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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.

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