BROWNSVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ A clerk and a suspected robber died in a shootout at a convenience store in the Florida Panhandle.
Escambia County Sheriff’s officials say a man entered AC Grocery near Pensacola late Monday afternoon and attempted to rob it at gunpoint.
The Pensacola News Journal (http://on.pnj.com/IBhfOM ) reports the clerk pulled out a gun during the robbery and shot the suspect.
The man then fired at the clerk.
According to a sheriff’s office release, the clerk died at the scene.
The suspect ran from the scene but collapsed nearby and was taken to a hospital where he later died.
The names of the clerk and the suspect have not been released.