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Police Say Suspect Shot Grocery Store Employee while Attempting to Rob

Updated: 06/07/2014 10:43 PM
Created: 06/07/2014 5:47 PM KAALtv.com
By: Meghan Reistad

(ABC 6 News) -- An employee at Eastwood Grocery in Rochester was shot last night, after someone came into the store with a gun.

Police say a man went into the store and pointed a gun at the store owner.  Another employee saw what was going on, and tackled the suspect. 

The suspect started running toward the door after he shot the employee.

The employee was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

We talked to the store owner today and he said that he has never had an incident like this at his store.

Police are still looking for the suspect. Witnesses say he left in a black vehicle at a nearby apartment complex.

A local grocery store employee tackles suspected robber and saves store owner's life in the process.