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2 more teens arrested after a robbery accomplice is killed

January 8, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have arrested two more teenage suspects in a Wichita gas station robbery in which a customer fatally shot an armed 16-year-old accomplice.

The Wichita Eagle reports that police said Monday that the suspects — a 16-year-old boy and 17-year-old boy — were taken into custody during a weekend traffic stop. A third suspect, who’s 17, was arrested Dec. 30, two deaths after the customer exchanged gunfire with the teens. One of the 16-year-old robbery suspects was shot in the head and later died.

Police say the gas station robbery is related to an earlier robbery at a Family Dollar Store.

Police haven’t released the name of the boy who died, or of the other suspects. The teen’s death was found to be justified.

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Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com

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