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North Carolina man shoots, kills man trying to rob him

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY, N.C. — A North Carolina man fought back against three men accused of trying to rob him, killing one and scaring off the other two.

The Fayetteville Observer reported that it happened early Thursday morning at a neighborhood in Hope Mills.

The victim was near his vehicle when he was approached by three men who tried to rob him at gunpoint, according to the paper.

The victim then took out a firearm from his vehicle and fired it, killing one of the suspects and scaring off the two others, according to reports.

The victim was also shot, and suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen area, according to officials. He was taken to the hospital to be treated.

Authorities are still looking for the other two suspects. The deceased suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.