Police: 15-year-old fatally shot trying to rob pawn shop

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Authorities say an Indianapolis pawn shop employee fatally shot a teenager who tried to rob the business.

Indianapolis police say the teenager armed with a stolen handgun was fatally shot during an attempted armed robbery Wednesday afternoon at E-Z Pawn on the city’s east side.

The Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the robber as 15-year-old Ja’Shawn Taylor.

Police say the investigation into the incident is continuing. They haven’t released the name of the employee who shot Taylor.

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