Woman shot, killed during armed robbery at Hattiesburg grocery store identified

Updated: Jul. 21, 2019 at 5:30 PM CDT
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WDAM) - A 59-year-old woman was shot and killed during an armed robbery at a Hattiesburg grocery store Saturday evening.

Police responded to the incident on Eastside Avenue at Steelman Grocery, just before 6 p.m.

INFORMATION NEEDED: On Saturday, July 20, 2019, Hattiesburg Police responded to a report of an armed robbery and...

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Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict identified the woman as Lisa Nguyen.

Nguyen was taken to a local hospital where she later died from her injuries. Benedict said Nguyen’s death was ruled a homicide.

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