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Police Shoot 1 Suspect in Mall

October 1, 2001

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Police shot and killed a suspect in a mall robbery Sunday and were searching for two other armed suspects they believed could be holding hostages inside the mall.

SWAT teams went to the mall in a city suburb and authorities escorted employees and customers outside. Witnesses said the suspects tried to rob the jewelry section of a department store.

Police said they believed the suspects were holding several people inside the mall.

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