A clerk was alone inside the Atlantis Corner convenience store in Huntsville, Ala. when an armed criminal entered and demanded cash. The clerk responded by retrieving a gun and shooting the robber, who then fled the scene. The wounded criminal was captured by police a short time later, but died before reaching a hospital.Police suspect the criminal was involved in several other recent convenience store robberies. An investigation revealed the robber to have a 2005 conviction on a third-degree robbery charge for which he was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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