Man killed during attempted store robbery

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The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place at Neighbors Food Mart located on Dougherty Drive.

31-year old Rico Clayton allegedly entered the store around 7:50am May 20th demanding money with a gun.

A store employee was able to grab a gun during the robbery and began shooting at Clayton. Clayton was struck by gunfire and was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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