GARLAND, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A store clerk at a gas station in Garland was shot during a robbery Tuesday evening, police say.
According to police, officers responded to a Phillips 66 in the 3000 block of South Jupiter Road at around 9:30 p.m. in regards to an aggravated robbery. When officers arrived, they found the clerk had been shot in the leg.
Police were told that a male suspect went into the store and demanded money with a gun drawn on the clerk. The clerk fought back but was shot in the process.
The suspect fled the scene and has not been caught. Police say he was wearing a black-hooded jacket with a dark-colored skull cap or mask to conceal his face.
Police are asking anyone with information on the case to call Garland police.