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January 23, 2011

BREAKING NEWS -- Police on scene of robbery at KFC; suspect shot

RICHMOND — Police officers responded Saturday night to a report of an armed robbery in progress at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Richmond.

It happened at 10:19 p.m., and four employees were inside the restaurant at the time of the incident, according to Sgt. Bob Mott of the Richmond Police Department. There were no patrons.

As the suspect exited the restaurant, he was confronted by an officer, according to Police Chief Larry Brock.

The officer shot the suspect, Brock said, and the suspect suffered severe injuries. The suspect was taken to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for treatment.

The officer who shot the suspect is not being named, and has been placed on paid administrative leave, Mott said.

Check www.richmondregister.com for updates as more information becomes available.

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