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Hamilton shopkeeper shoots, kills would-be robber

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HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) - Hamilton police say a man was shot and killed during what a shopkeeper says was an attempted robbery.

Authorities were called to 201 Main St. at 8:34 p.m. Saturday on a report that someone had attempted to rob a store there and the store owner had shot the robbery suspect.

The suspect was found lying outside with an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to Fort Hamilton Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The identity of the victim is not being released as an investigation by the Hamilton Police Department and the Butler County coroner's office continues.

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