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Police: Clerk shoots, kills person trying to rob 7-Eleven in Norfolk

Investigators said Javier Garcia, 28, was trying to rob the convenience store on Colley Avenue in Ghent when a worker shot him. Garcia died at the hospital.

NORFOLK, Va. — Author's note: The video above aired on August 12, 2021.

A man was shot and killed Sunday night after he tried to rob a 7-Eleven store, the Norfolk Police Department said.

Around midnight, police responded to the store at 1713 Colley Avenue after a gunshot victim was reported.

Officers found Javier Garcia, 28, suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. Investigators think a clerk shot Garcia while he was trying to rob the store.

Police haven't shared the clerk's name.

Garcia was taken to a hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The police department said detectives are continuing to investigate the incident.

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