MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (KMSP) - One man died after he was shot attempting to rob a liquor store in Maplewood, Minnesota Monday evening.
Officers were called to a report of a robbery around 7:45 p.m. at Princess Liquor 'N Tobacco in Maplewood. According to Maplewood Police, two suspects were holding up the store and began to assault one of the employees. Another employee confronted the suspects and fired a gun, striking one of them.
Both suspects fled the store, but police located one of them a short distance away with a gunshot wound. He was transported to Regions Hospital, where he later died.
The suspect who was shot was transported to Regions Hospital, where he later died. Police identified him as Willie Young-Ferba, 23, of Chicago. He is believed to have recently moved to Maplewood.
Police have not located the second suspect, but say they know his identity and are "pursuing leads."
The liquor store employee who was assaulted was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.