Published: Sep 27, 2010 3:56 PM EDT
Updated: Sep 27, 2010 12:56 PM EDT

LARGO, Fla. (AP) - A Tampa-area man being sought in an attempted robbery has been shot and killed by police.

Authorities say 56-year-old Robert Hayes Roll's plot to rob a Walgreens store in Largo on Saturday was foiled, but that he later called 911 to report his attempted crime.

When Largo police offices arrived at his home, they say he claimed he was "armed and loaded" and pointed an object at officers, prompting them to fire on him.

Police say it turns out the man was not holding a weapon, but a wallet.

An investigation into the shooting is underway.