Texas security guard fatally shoots getaway driver

Guard kills robbery suspect after he says man tried to hit him with truck


FORT WORTH, Texas --

Police said the man suspected of driving the getaway car during a robbery is dead after being shot by a security guard.

Police said a person tried to leave the Sack-N-Save grocery store in the 3400 block of Altamesa Boulevard without paying for items. The store manager and a security guard went outside and saw the person get into a white truck.

The security guard at the store fired one shot at the driver of a truck after he said the driver tried to hit him at about 8:25 p.m. Monday, police said.

Police said someone dropped a dead man off at Huguley Hospital. Police said the man died from a single gunshot wound.

Investigators said they are looking for the man responsible for the robbery. They said the dead man dropped at the hospital was linked to the robbery.

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