Convenience store clerk in Aiken shot during armed robbery

Convenience store clerk in Aiken shot during armed robbery

AIKEN, SC (WFXG) - According to Aiken Public Safety, a store clerk was shot Tuesday morning during an armed robbery at the En Market located at 502 York St.

Authorities say, upon arrival deputies found that the suspect had fled the scene on foot and the clerk on duty was shot in the leg during the robbery. The clerk was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The victim told authorities that the suspect kept his face partially covered with a white towel covering his lower face. The suspect appeared to be a black male, wearing a white t-shirt, black or dark gray jeans, and white tennis shoes with black strings.

The public can provide information about this crime anonymously through Midlands Crime Stoppers. Their tip could earn a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime.

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