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Auto Parts Store Employee Shot To Death During Attempted Robbery

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DENVER (CBS4) – Denver police are hunting for two suspects in a deadly shooting at an auto parts store.

The shooting happened at the O’Reilly Auto Parts store near Chambers and Green Valley Ranch about 9 p.m. Two men in masks shot an employee during an attempted armed robbery.

The employee died at Denver Health Medical Center. Police are counting on the surveillance cameras.

“We’ll pull any type of video that’s available. They’ll pull that video, they’ll look at it in hopes that it will shed some light on what took place and possibly give us good suspect descriptions,” Detective John White with Denver police said.

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“It’s surprising; it’s weird. Why come to this store, or why do it, period,” the victim’s friend CJ Bush said.

Homicide detectives spent most of the night at the store. They hope anyone who might have seen something will contact them.

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