Columbus store clerk shot in armed robbery

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A store clerk is in stable condition after being shot during an armed robbery, and the suspect is on the run.

The incident happened at Fuel Tech on Forrest Road around 6 a.m. Friday morning.

The victim has been identified as 56-year-old Syed Asghar.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing a dark colored jacket with a hoodie, jeans and light colored shoes.

He got away with an unknown amount of money. Police are searching for him at this hour.

If you have any information you are urged to call Columbus Robbery and Homicide at 706-653-3400

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