Store employee shoots, kills armed customer in Kansas City

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities are investigating after a Kansas City store employee reported shooting and killing a customer during a fight for control of a gun.

Police said in a news release that the shooting happened Tuesday after the customer entered the business with a gun. The employee said he wrestled with this customer over the gun and shot the customer before calling 911.

The customer was declared dead at the scene. No other information was immediately available, including the name of the customer who was killed.