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Jeff Davis County Store Owner Shoots Robber 10 Times

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JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, Miss. - A Bassfield man who allegedly robbed a convenience store in Jefferson Davis County was shot to death at least 10 times by the owner.

Authorities say Lerobert Young died at the scene.

Investigators say Young walked into the get and go convenience store near Bassfield, asking for money.

The store owner was shot once in the leg.

Investigators say Young walked outside the store, came back in to get more cash, ad that's when the owner shot him repeatedly.

Coroner Jimmy Slater said he found at least 10 bullet holes in Young's body.

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