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Columbus Police have arrested a suspect in the robbery that led to the police shooting of 13-year-old Tyre King.

RELATED STORY: Press Conference After 13 Year Old Fatally Shot By Columbus Police Officer [VIDEO]

Arrest made in initial robbery that led to police shooting of 13-year-old

Nineteen-year-old Demetrius Braxton was arrested and charged with one count of robbery Saturday afternoon.

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According to Franklin County Municipal court records, on Sept. 14 Braxton pulled out a gun during a robbery along South 18th Street, just south of East Broad Street.

Braxton also allegedly threatened the victim and demanded the victim to empty his pockets. The victim dropped $10 on the ground.

According to Columbus Police, officers noticed three males matching the description of the suspects on Hoffman Street. When approached by the officers, two suspects ran.

While trying to take them into custody, Tyre King pulled what officers believed to be a gun from his waistband and was shot by Columbus Police officer Bryan Mason.

RELATED STORY: Columbus Police continue to investigate both the robbery and the officer-involved shooting.

via 10TV

BREAKING: Arrest Made in Robbery That Led to Shooting Death of #TyreKing  was originally published on mycolumbuspower.com