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Victim of robbery at auto-sales shop dies

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    Law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a botched robbery and murder at R&D Auto Sales Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in North Toledo.

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Law enforcement officials investigate the scene of a botched robbery and murder at R&D Auto Sales Tuesday, July 8, 2014, in North Toledo.

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Police are looking for a man who shot and killed the owner of a West Toledo auto-sales shop today.

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Ricky Arnaz Layson, 35, was shot multiple times at R&D Auto Sales, 5010 Lewis Ave.

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The victim, Ricky Arnaz Layson, 35, was shot multiple times at R&D Auto Sales, 5010 Lewis Ave. He was taken to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

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This suspect is wanted for the murder of Layson.

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Police said when they arrived at the store, at about 11:25 a.m., they found Mr. Layson on the floor of the front room between two desks. The victim told police he was on the phone with his brother when a man came into the store and robbed him. The man then fired and struck Mr. Layson in the abdomen, police said.

Related content: Toledo homicide database.

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