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Baton Rouge robbery suspect run over by victims, later dies

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According to WBRZ, detectives from the Baton Rouge Police Department are investigating a death involving a 33-year-old man at a bar who was run over by his victims after attempting to rob them. 

The incident occurred at 9 pm on Thursday, November 29 in the 3000 block Government Street.

Police say that the victims, who were leaving the bar, were approached by the suspect who demanded money of them at gunpoint. One victim handed over his wallet and the two attempted to leave. Authorities say the suspect began shooting at the vehicle. 

As they fled from the parking lot, police say the victims struck the suspect running him over. He was transported to a Baton Rouge hospital where he died of injuries received. 

The suspect has not been named, the investigation is ongoing.

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