Meridian Star

Local News

November 1, 2013

Police investigating robbery, shooting incident

MERIDIAN — From staff reports

    Meridian Police Department detectives were trying Thursday to locate a man who reportedly robbed and then shot a store clerk Wednesday night.

    MPD Lt. John Griffith, executive officer for the department, said Thursday the clerk was recovering from the wound in a Meridian hospital.

    Griffith said at about 7:38 p.m. Wednesday, a man armed with a handgun entered a business in the 2400 block of Grandview Avenue. Griffith said during the robbery the clerk was shot once in the leg. The suspect ran away foot after snatching an undetermined amount of cash.

    Griffith said there were no suspects at this time and that the case is ongoing.

    If you have information pertaining to this incident, call Crime Stoppers at 601-485-1860.

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