Liquor Store Robber Fatally Shot by Store Clerk

A suspect was fatally shot by a store clerk during a robbery attempt Monday at a liquor store in Whittier and another suspect is outstanding, according to the Whittier Police Department.

The robbery attempt occurred around 10 p.m. at Bottle House Liquors, located at 6018 Norwalk Blvd.

The suspect died at the scene, according to the Whittier Police Department. No arrests were made and no other injuries were reported, police said.

Police are searching for the other suspect who fled the scene, possibly armed.

He appeared to be about 5 foot 11, between 160 and 180 pounds, according to Officer John Scoggins. A hood and bandana covered most of his face, making it difficult to pinpoint an age, Scoggins said.

Anyone with information on the robbery is encouraged to contact Detective Bolanos at 562-567-9281.

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