Police: Robbery Suspect Killed In Shootout With Guards

At least one security guard shot a man allegedly trying to rob a convenience store Tuesday night, killing him, police said.

Police said Charles Young, 53, entered a Village Pantry at 71st Street and Georgetown Road and pointed a gun at a clerk and a plainclothes security guard at about 9 p.m., police said.

The gunman eventually realized he was in the presence of a security guard, so he fired two shots at the guard, missing him, police said.

A second security guard, who was in a back room, heard the gunfire, came to the front of the store and shot at the gunman. The first guard also fired a gun, according to police. The names of the guards were not immediately released.

"They're doing fine right now. They're being interviewed by our investigators, just to try to piece together what happened," said Marion County sheriff's Lt. Michael DeHart.

Police said they were looking for a vehicle that sped from the store's parking lot after shooting. They said it was a black Oldsmobile Cutlass or Pontiac Grand Prix with a model year ranging from 1979 to 1982.

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