St. Paul Police: Armed Robber Shot By Would-Be Victim

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police say a robbery attempt led to the suspect being shot Tuesday night in downtown St. Paul.

The shooting happened near Mears Park at 5th and Wacouta streets at about 5 p.m.

Police say a man pulled a gun on another man and tried to rob him. The would-be victim then pulled out a gun and shot the robber.

The suspect was taken to Regions Hospital, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The man who shot the suspect had a permit to carry a gun.

Police are investigating.

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