Charlotte Store Clerk Shot During Armed Robbery, CMPD Looking For Suspect

CHARLOTTE, NC — Detectives with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department are trying to identify a suspect wanted in connection to a shooting and armed robbery that occurred over the weekend.

The crime happened just after 1:00 a.m. on May 26th at the Cornor Mart on Eastway Drive. Police say the suspect was armed with a handgun when he entered the store and began demanding property.

The suspect reportedly fired multiple shots and hit the store clerk in the leg.

Police say the suspect is a black male, 5 feet 10 inches tall, roughly 200 pounds and last seen wearing a yellow bandana covering his head, a black bandana covering his face, a black jacket with white stripes, black pants, and black and white sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or 911.