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Off duty officer shoots robbery suspect

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Little Rock police say an off-duty officer fatally shot a man after he tried to rob the officer in a parking lot.

Police say an off-duty officer was loading his bicycle onto his truck Sunday when a man approached him from behind and allegedly put a gun to his head.

Police say 21-year-old Juvon Allen hit the officer in face and the officer then pulled off-duty weapon and fired shots at Allen. Police say as Allen fled the scene, he fired shots at the officer before getting into a car. The car transported Allen to a local hospital where he died. The driver of the car was questioned.

The name of the officer involved in the incident has not been released.

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