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A man who allegedly tried to rob a Baton Rouge grocery store Sunday morning died after he was shot by a store employee, Baton Rouge police say.

Rico Clayton Jr., 31, entered the Neighbors Food Mart on Dougherty Drive around 7:50 a.m. Sunday, police say. Clayton, who had a gun, demanded money from the store employees.

One of the employees grabbed a gun and shot at Clayton, striking him. Clayton was transported to a hospital where he later died.

Police continue to investigate.