Altercation in Ohio Dollar General results in 2 deaths

Associated Press


Authorities say police have shot a suspect after a robbery at an Ohio store where two people were found stabbed, and the suspect and one of those stabbed have died.

Toledo police say they received a report around 10 p.m. Saturday about a robbery at a Dollar General store. They say suspect Dale Slocum was found outside the store and shot in an encounter with police. Authorities say the 57-year-old man died at a hospital.

Police say 53-year-old Tommy Thacker was found stabbed inside the store and died at the scene. Police Chief George Kral told WTOL-TV that Thacker and his wife apparently tried to stop the robbery.

Police say the wife was hospitalized with stab wounds.

Messages seeking additional details were left for police Sunday.

No officers were injured.

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