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Suspect Dies While Being Subdued By Trucking Company Employees


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Authorities in St. Louis are investigating an incident at a St. Louis trucking company that left a man dead.

The incident occurred at approximately 7:35 a.m. on Saturday at Central Transport International at the 500 block of Gimblin Road.

According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, employees allegedly caught a man breaking into trailers.

The trucking company employees alleged they thought the man had a gun.

Three to four employees confronted the man and a struggle ensued.  The men were able to subdue the man until police arrived.

When police arrived, the man was found unresponsive. He was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Fox 2 News reports the alleged thief was a black male in his 40s-50s.

Police are investigating the incident.  The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that no gun was found at the scene.

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