ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Police say an Albuquerque coin shop owner shot and killed a suspect during a robbery.
The shooting happened at Jim Coad Rare Coins on Eubank Boulevard and Candelaria Road around 3 p.m. Saturday.
According to authorities, at least two male suspects tried to rob the store.
Police say one hit the owner on the head with a blunt object.
That is when the owner fired a weapon, striking one of the suspects.
Both fled with several items.
Police spokesman Daren DeAguero says the wounded suspect was located at a hospital, where coins and gold bars were found in his pockets.
The suspect did not survive his injuries.
The owner, who is not expected to face charges, suffered cuts to his head but will recover.
The second suspect remains at large.
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