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POLICE: Robbery suspect shot, killed by Liquor World employee

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say a person was shot and killed after allegedly trying to rob a liquor store. 

The shooting happened just before 11 p.m. Friday at Liquor World on Goldsmith Lane near Bardstown Road. 

Police spokesperson Alicia Smiley says 6th Division, Homicide and Robbery units responded to the scene.  

An early investigation reveals a man in 30's or 40's tried to rob Liquor World. Police say he showed his weapon to an employee, who then pulled out a gun and shot the suspect. 

The alleged robber was taken to University Hospital and later died. 

The liquor store employee was not hurt. 

No one else was in the Liquor World at the time of the shooting. 

The investigation is still underway.

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