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7-Eleven Clerk Short During Robbery in Wilmington

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By Tianna Beckles

WILMINGTON, Del.- Delaware State Police are investigating a robbery and shooting that left a clerk injured at a convenience store just north of Wilmington. 

The incident occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at approximately 3 a.m. at a 7-Eleven convenience store located at 4865 Governor Printz Boulevard in Wilmington. Police said a male suspect armed with a handgun entered the store and confronted the 25-year-old clerk who was behind the sales counter. According to police, the suspect then displayed the handgun and demanded money from the register.

According to police, the suspect produced the handgun and fired off one round after the clerk was slow to comply with the suspect's demands. The suspect then removed the money from the cash register and fled on foot towards Rysing Drive.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound in a lower extremity and was transported to a local hospital where he was listed in stable condition.

The suspect is described as a black male, between 5-foot-10 and 6-foot-tall, and 160 to 180 pounds, and with an average build. He was last seen wearing all dark clothing and armed with a handgun.

Anyone with any information about this incident are asked to contact the Robbery Unit at Troop 2 at (302) 834-2630, extension 6, or by utilizing the Delaware State Police Mobile Crime Tip Application available to download at: http://www.delaware.gov/apps/

Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via www.tipsubmit.com, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."

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