Suspected robber shot dead at Cincinnati auto parts store

One person is dead following an armed robbery at a Roselawn auto parts store in Cincinnati Wednesday night.

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According to our partners at WCPO, officers responded to O'Reilly Auto Parts on Reading Road at about 8:25 p.m. for a report of a robbery and shooting.

Police believe two armed suspects entered the store, and someone who was already in the store shot one of them, according to Capt. Dennis Swingley.

“Officers found one person in the parking lot suffering from a gunshot wound and firefighters were unable to revive the person”, Swingley said.

The Homicide Unit is still investigating the incident. Police with a K-9 were searching the area.

Police asked anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 513-352-3040.

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