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Armed robbery suspect dies after officer-involved shooting in west Charlotte, police say

No officers were injured during the incident.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — An armed robbery suspect has died after an officer-involved shooting in west Charlotte, according to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department.

Police responded to an armed robbery call at a Food Lion on Tuckaseegee Road short before 1 p.m.

After collecting details on the suspect from the scene, officers spotted the suspect nearby. The suspect was later identified as 45-year-old Kevin Boston. 

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Officials said Boston shot at officers multiple times. Officers then returned fire, hitting the man.

A firearm was recovered at the scene, police said.

Boston was transported by Medic to the hospital with life-threatening injuries but later died at the hospital. 

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No officers were injured during the incident, police said. 

The NC State Bureau of Investigations is leading the investigation. CMPD is conducting a simultaneous, parallel investigation.

WCNC Charlotte has reached out to CMPD for more information.

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