2 dead after armed robberies in Edmonton; suspects arrested

EDMONTON -- Shootings during a pair of convenience store holdups in Edmonton have left two men dead.

Police say a man died in hospital after a robbery at a south-end location around 3:30 a.m.

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Friday.

The second man died during a holdup that happened less that 15 minutes later at a store several blocks away.

Three suspects were arrested after a brief police chase.

Investigators are checking to see whether the robberies are connected.

Details about the shooting victims were not immediately available.



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