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Phoenix Motel 6 security guard shoots, kills robbery suspect

Posted at 4:32 AM, Aug 22, 2016

A security guard shot and killed one of two robbery suspects targeting a Phoenix Motel 6 overnight.

According to information at the scene near 53rd and Van Buren streets, two black men, armed and wearing masks, entered the lobby around 10:30 p.m. One of the men jumped the counter and reportedly pointed his gun at the security guard, prompting the guard to fire a shot at the suspect.

The suspect died from his injuries and the second suspect got away on foot.

Police are still working to locate that suspect.

Stay with ABC15 for updates.