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Posted by KOLD News 13 on Friday, November 15, 2019

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Two men are in custody after an armed robbery and gun battle in the Tucson area Friday, Nov. 15.

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier said the incident began around 8:50 a.m. as an armed robbery at the Dollar General in the 1700 block of West Ruthrauff Road.

Deputies quickly located the suspects’ vehicle and gunfire was exchanged between deputies and the suspects.

Napier said the other suspect crashed a white SUV in a ditch near Orange Grove and Mona Lisa before carjacking a victim. It was here the suspect and deputies exchanged gun fire again.

One of the suspects was captured near the scene of the Dollar General. Hours later, the other suspect was take into custody near Silverbell and Twin Peaks.

Napier said there are no outstanding suspects and no one was injured in the shootings.

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