NORFOLK, Va. – A 7-Eleven clerk was shot during a robbery overnight in Norfolk.
Detectives say an armed man entered the 7-Eleven at 8489 Chesapeake Blvd shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday and demanded money from two employees.
During the robbery, the man shot the one of the clerks.
The suspect has been described as a black man, around 5 feet 10 inches, and was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt.
He fled the store prior to police arrival with an undisclosed amount of money.
The 23-year-old clerk was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with a non-life threatening injury. He is expected to recover.
There were no other injuries reported.
Once surveillance photos or videos are available, they will be released.
Police encourage anyone who may have any information about this commercial robbery to contact the Norfolk Crime Line at either:
TEXT: text "NORFOLK" and your tip information to 274637 (CRIMES)
WEB: submit a web tip to www.norfolkcrimeline.com
There is no further information for release at this time.