Armed robber shots gas station clerk

By Liz Elan - bio | email

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Police canvassed the area around Hollywood Avenue and St. Vincent street Tuesday morning.

They are still on the look out for an armed robber who shot a gas station attendant and ran off.

It happened around 3:15 AM at the Fina Station at the 1400 block of Hollywood Avenue.

Police say one man entered the gas station and pointed a hand gun at the clerk and demanded money.

There was another employee there at the time, police say he jumped out and pushed the robber.  After a short scuffle one of the employees was shot in the stomach.

He was rushed to LSU Hospital and is listed in critical condition.

The robber ran away into a nearby neighborhood.

Surveillance video showed the suspect wearing a bandana over his face.
Police do not have a description.