Monday, June 30 2014, 07:17 AM EDT
Clerk Shot During Sunday Evening Robbery
A clerk at a Lee Hwy. convenience store was shot Sunday night during a robbery.
Chattanooga police spokesperson Tim McFarland said it happened about 9:30 pm at the Save-a-Ton, 6675 Lee Highway. He said a man walked in with a handgun and demanded cash. At some point the suspect fired, shooting the clerk, who hasn't been identified, in the stomach. McFarland said the clerk's injuries are non-life threatening.
The suspect fled on foot with an unknown amount of cash. McFarland said officers and investigators searched the area but were unable to locate him.
McFarland provided the photo above from the store's surveillance camera. He asks that anyone with information regarding this crime to call 423-698-2525.