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Suspect in alleged robbery shot, killed by store employee

Robbery and shooting East Price Hill
Posted at 11:03 PM, Nov 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-20 23:03:46-05

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Police have identified a man they said died from a gunshot wound sustained while allegedly attempting to rob a store on Glenway Avenue in East Price Hill.

Police said 19-year-old Dashawn Lamar Tye was shot by a store employee when he allegedly attempted to rob the business around 4:45 p.m. Thursday evening. The store employee was not hurt, officials said.

Tye was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he later died from his injuries, police said.