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Two Robbers Shot, 1 Fatally, While Trying To Knock Off Game Store

Two men were shot during a robbery attempt at the Game X Change store on Dixie Highway in Louisville. One of the men died at the scene, while the other was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries.

LOUISVILLE, KY (5-minute read) — On Saturday morning, a shooting incident unfolded at a business on Dixie Highway in Louisville, Kentucky, leading to a fatality and injuries. The Louisville Metro Police received a call just before 11:30 a.m. about a shooting in the 8800 block of Dixie Highway, where the Valley Station Game X Change store is located.

Upon arrival, officers found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the men was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was transported to UofL Hospital with injuries believed to be non-life-threatening. The identities and ages of the men have not yet been released.

According to the store manager, the two men had attempted to rob the Game X Change. A witness noted their unusual attire for the hot weather, wearing hoodies, sunglasses, and facemasks, which raised suspicions.

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All parties involved in the shooting have been accounted for, and the Louisville Metro Police Department’s Homicide Unit is conducting an investigation. Currently, there is no information regarding potential charges, and the identity of the deceased has not been disclosed.

This incident highlights the importance of understanding and practicing responsible firearm ownership and self-defense. Businesses, especially those prone to repeated theft attempts, must ensure they have adequate security measures in place to protect both employees and customers.

Safety Tip: Always be aware of your surroundings and look for unusual behavior. If you witness suspicious activity, contact authorities immediately to help prevent potential crimes.

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