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Police: Suspect fatally shot during second attempt to rob bank

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PRINCETON, KY (WFIE) -

Princeton Police determined the man fatally shot during Friday's attempted bank robbery at Planters Bank had robbed the same bank earlier in the week.

Princeton Police Chief Don Weedman happened to be inside Planters Bank at the same time 67-year-old James Hamm attempted robbery for the second time.

Chief Weedman fatally shot Hamm during that attempted bank robbery.

Officials say Planters Bank was robbed Wednesday morning.

Police found a large amount of cash at Hamm's home. They believe that cash was from Wednesday's bank robbery.

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