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Suspect Killed After Pulling Fake Handgun


At 5 a.m. Friday at a Murphy gas station next to Wal-Mart in Crawfordville, a clerk noticed a man approaching with a hood and ski mask on.

She called 911 before the suspect broke into store section of the gas station. She struggled with him, but he was able to grab cash out of the register.

Sheriff David Harvey of the Wakulla County Sheriff's Office says deputies arrived on the scene as the suspect was leaving. They told him to halt, but he displayed his fake gun and he was shot. Deputies found out after the suspect was shot that he was holding fake handgun. He died on the way to the hospital.

The Sheriff's Office has not said how any times he was shot or how many shots were fired.


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