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Suspect in 10 robberies shot himself after being pulled over

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Source: LMPD Source: LMPD
Source: LMPD Source: LMPD

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A robbery suspect shot himself Saturday night after being pulled over by police.

According to LMPD, the man robbed Bowman Field Liquors and fled the scene. Around 10:30 at Dundee Road and Emerson, police noticed a car driving strangely and pulled the driver over.

Officers recognized the driver in connection to nine other robberies around Louisville. During the traffic stop, he shot himself inside his truck.

Police have been investigating a string of robberies beginning January 18. The suspect always dressed in similar clothing, robbed gas stations, liquor stores and convenience stores on Bardstown Road, Baxter Avenue, Poplar Level and Goss Avenue.

His tenth robber at Bowman Field Liquors would be his last. His autopsy is expected Sunday.

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