Man shot in robbery attempt has died

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Police say that a man who was shot during a robbery attempt on Saturday night has died.

Police responded to the scene of the shooting on West 2nd St. around 9:30 last night.

They said the robbery victim shot the attempted robber. The suspect suffered serious injuries and is now reported to have died.

Police would not confirm the cause of the man's death.

The name of the suspect has not been released, but a death investigation is open.

2nd St., between Jefferson and Broadway was shut down for the shooting investigation, but re-opened just before midnight.

Police say they recovered two guns and interrogated the robbery victim about the incident.

We are continuing to track this story and will have more information on WKYT News at 6:00.

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