Cincinnati police identify suspect killed in robbery attempt

Cincinnati police identify suspect killed in robbery attempt
CPD previously asked for help to identify the man before releasing his identity Friday night. (Source: Cincinnati Police Department)

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Cincinnati police have identified a man they say was killed during a robbery attempt in East Price Hill Thursday.

The deceased suspect is Dashawn Lamar Tye, 19, police said Friday night.

The robbery occurred around 4:45 p.m. at a market in the 3300 block of Glenway Avenue.

Police say Tye attempted to rob the store before being shot by a store employee.

The store employee was not injured, police say.

Tye was taken to the hospital but later died from his injuries.

Police previously released the photos below of the man’s tattoos in an attempt to learn his identity.

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