Police: Store employee shoots 2 suspects in attempted robbery, 1 man has died of his injuries

Updated: Dec. 6, 2019 at 11:04 PM CST
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Two suspects were taken to a local hospital after trying to rob a store near northeast of downtown Amarillo.

Just before 9:00 p.m., officers were called to a store in the area of Northeast 24th and North Wilson Street on a store robbery.

Officers learned the two suspects had entered the store with a shotgun and threatened to rob the store employee.

However, the store employee was also armed and shot the two suspects.

Queshon Johnson, 17, died of his injuries at the hospital. The other suspect, a juvenile male, age 15, was shot in the lower extremities and taken to surgery.

An autopsy has been ordered by JP Thomas Jones and next of kin for Johnson was notified.

No arrests have been made at this time.

The store employee was not injured.

The Amarillo Police Department is still investigating this case.

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