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UPDATE: Frankfort Police arrest two suspects after man shot and killed at gas station

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Frankfort Police say two suspects are in custody after a man was shot and killed at a gas station on Friday night.

Frankfort Police Major Robert Warfel tells WDRB 22-year-old James Andrew Johnson Jr. and 24-year-old Emmanuel Bush, both of Frankfort, were arrested on Sunday around 3:30 a.m.

The men are charged with two counts of robbery and one count of murder.

Police say Johnson and Bush are accused of robbing Aranda's Mexican Restaurant and a Circle K gas station earlier this month. According to authorities, a third suspect, 21-year-old Jarqueze Omar-Lumot Bunton, also of Frankfort, is also charged with two counts of robbery for his alleged involvement in the crimes. Bunton was being held at the Franklin County Regional Jail on unrelated charges, according to police. 

According to a news release, Frankfort Police officers responded to a Marathon gas station located at 1009 Holmes Street, around 10:15 p.m. on a call about an attempted robbery and shooting.

Investigators say Johnson and Bush attempted to rob a store employee and a handyman at gun point as they were walking across a parking lot after closing the store.

According to authorities, one of the suspects shot the handyman during the robbery. Officials say that victim, 54-year-old Adan Juarez Vicente, died at the scene from a gunshot wound.

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