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Victim in attempted robbery shoots attacker

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Victim shoots attempted robber in Riviera Beach. (MGN)

Police are investigating an attempted robbery that left one person dead Friday night.

Riviera Beach police found 21-year-old Junis Lewis Jr. dead in a driveway on 2nd Street west of Old Dixie Highway.

The victim told police Lewis and two others attempted to rob him at gunpoint. Police say the victim took one of the guns from the suspects and shot one of them.

Police questioned the victim and searched the home.

This is an active investigation. Anyone with related information is asked to contact Riviera Beach Police on (561) 845-4123 or Crime Stoppers on (800) 458-TIPS.

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