Police: Robbery Suspect Killed Himself

12:29 PM, Jan 23, 2014   |    comments
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Sumter, SC (WLTX) - Sumter police say a suspect killed himself while trying to rob a jewelry store Thursday morning.

The incident took place at Galloway and Moseley Fine Jewelers on North Guignard Drive around 8 a.m.

Police say two employees were opening the store when the suspect, who had a mask and a gun, approached them. In response, one of the employees pulled out a gun and pointed it at the suspect. Police say the suspect then put his own gun to his head and shot himself.

The incident remains under investigation.

The man who died has been identified as 24-year-old Joshua Duncan.

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