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Convenience store robbery suspect shot by RCMP in Alberta dies in hospital

01/02/2015 08:29 EST | Updated 03/04/2015 05:59 EST
GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. - Alberta's police watchdog has taken over the investigation of the fatal shooting of a robbery suspect.

The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team says Mounties in Grande Prairie were called to a report of an armed robbery at a convenience store early Friday.

They confronted a man at the scene, shot him, and he died later in hospital.

RCMP say the man was 19 and that he was armed.

Police say no one else was injured.

The watchdog team investigates incidents with police that result in serious injury or deaths.

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