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Store shooting leaves one dead, schools on lockdown

Gunfire erupted near Miss Jessie’s Stop N Shop Monday morning.

Miss Jessie's Stop N Shop at 12th and Montrose streets

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Local schools were in lockdown Monday morning as police searched for a suspect, one of three, who was part of an attempted robbery at a South Philly corner store that left one dead.

An owner at Miss Jessie’s Stop N Shop at the corner of South 12th and Montrose streets shot and killed one of three men who attempted to hold up the store, NBC reported, adding that one other suspect was apprehended but one remained at large.

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A scuffle ensued during the robbery, resulting in one of the suspects being shot in the head, Fox stated in a related article.

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Police said that area schools were in lockdown as the hunt for the at-large suspect continued, NBC reported, also saying the police did not specifically mention which schools.

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Two weapons were recovered by police, Fox added.

There is no word yet on any possible charges, according to NBC.

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