Hip Hop Shop employee fatally shoots would-be robber (VIDEO)

A would-be robber was shot dead Monday by an armed employee at Detroit’s Hip Hop Shop, a business made famous by rapper Eminem.

The employee, who called 911 after shots were fired, was taken into police custody for questioning but released.

“If there’s an attempted robbery, a citizen has the right to defend himself,” said Officer Mark Thornton.

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