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Robber shoots Beaumont convenience store clerk
BEAUMONT - Beaumont Police are searching for a gunman who shot and robbed a convenience store clerk.
Investigators say an attacker with a long gun, possibly a rifle, shot the clerk in the lower left chest at about 11 a.m. at the Sunshine Market in the 3300 block of Concord.
The gunman took money from the cash register and left.
Paramedics transported the victim as a trauma alert patient to Christus Hospital St. Elizabeth.
No one else was in the store at the time of the shooting. One witness was outside.
Police say the robber is a black man, about 6' tall and thin. He was wearing a camouflage jacket with a hood.
If you have information about the attacker call Crime Stoppers at 833-TIPS. Operators won't ask for your name and you could earn a cash reward of up to $1,000.