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St. Paul Man Murdered After Resisting Robbery

A St. Paul man was shot to death Saturday morning after refusing to surrender his wallet.
Suspect Ronald Hill reportedly approached Jeffery L. Logan, 44, and his cousin outside the Attucks-Brooks American Legion Hall at approximately 1 a.m. Saturday morning.
After brandishing a gun with a scope at the two men, Hill demanded they empty their wallets. Logan's cousin, identified as E.B., complied but Logan refused. Instead, he struck Hill, pulled his shirt over his head and took off running. (Pioneer Press)
The Star Tribune reports that Hill shot Logan once and after catching up with him, stood over the victim and fired the gun five more times.
Witnesses say that they heard Logan say “No, man, no,? and “Are you seriously going to do this?? to Hill before the suspect fired five more times.
Nathaniel Khaliq, president of the St. Paul NAACP, called the slaying “despicable?, “cowardly? and “an outrage? to the city's neighborhood.
“Mr. Hill certainly had other options than to kill Jeffery in cold blood.? Khaliq said. (Star Tribune)
“This type of murder frightens and upsets people because it has a 'there but for the grace of God go I' feel to it." Ramsey County Attorney Susan Gaertner told the Star Tribune.
After shooting Logan, Hill allegedly fled in a Lincoln Town Car driven by two men who told police they was held at gunpoint and forced to comply.
The car crashed at a roundabout at Laurel Avenue and St. Albans Street. Hill fled and was eventually tracked by a K-9 police unit to a nearby garage where he was apprehended.
The two men who accompanied Hill were released pending further investigation.