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Suspect shot in attempt robbery at Canton liquor store

Posted at 6:40 AM, Jan 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-13 11:11:42-05

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police are investigating a shooting at a Canton liquor store Saturday night.

Just before 7:30 p.m., officers were called to the scene of a shooting in the 2300 block of Fleet Street. There, officers spoke with a store employee who said an unidentified suspect entered the store, armed with a gun and announced a robbery. The store employee, who was also armed with a gun, shot the suspect.

Police said the suspect fled the location to the 500 block of Collington Avenue where he collapsed.

Officers recovered a handgun from the suspect.

Citywide Shooting detectives are investigating this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 410-396-2221 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.