Clerk shot during east Charlotte robbery, suspect wanted

Employee shot during east Charlotte robbery

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - CMPD is investigating a robbery that occurred early Sunday morning at an establishment off of Eastway Drive in which an employee was shot and later treated for his injuries at the hospital.

The robbery took place shortly after 1 a.m. at the Corner Mart near Kilborne Drive. Two males reportedly entered the business and one shot the clerk in the leg. No other workers were injured during the robbery and no customers were inside the business at the time.

Police are currently searching for the suspects responsible for the robbery. On Wednesday, police released a photo of one of the suspects. He’s described as a black male, 5′10″ tall and 200 lbs.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say this man shot a clerk during a robbery on May 26, 2019.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police say this man shot a clerk during a robbery on May 26, 2019.

Anyone with information about this case or the identity of the man pictured is asked to call 911 or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.

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