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Store owner fatally shoots shoplifter

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The owner of a Spanaway convenience store has shot and killed a shoplifting subject. The owner of a Spanaway convenience store has shot and killed a shoplifting subject.
SPANAWAY, Wash -

The owner of a Spanaway convenience store has shot and killed a shoplifting subject.
    
KING5-TV reports that the store owner's wife was shot during a robbery at the Pacific Quick Mart last month.
    
Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says that at about 10:30 p.m. Friday, two men were drinking in the store's parking lot. They went inside and attempted to shoplift.
    
Troyer says the store owner pulled a gun, there was a confrontation and several rounds were fired, killing one man.
    
Troyer says the other suspect is cooperating with the investigation. No arrests have been made.
    
Last month, a masked man demanded money from the clerk and shot her. Two people were arrested in that case.
    
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Information from: KING-TV, http://www.king5.com/

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