Surveillance: Suspect shoots clerk during dispute at north St. Louis gas station - KMOV.com

Surveillance: Suspect shoots clerk during dispute at north St. Louis gas station

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- St. Louis police say they are searching for a man who shot a gas station clerk after an argument with the gunman's girlfriend on Tuesday night.

Police said the shooting happened about 10 p.m. at the BP gas station at Bircher Boulevard and Marcus Avenue in north St. Louis.

According to reports, a woman was trying to buy cigarettes inside the gas station convenience store. The clerk told her that her card would not go through. The woman argued with the clerk and then walked out of the store.

Police said a short time later the woman's boyfriend walked in armed with a handgun and shot the clerk in the stomach.
 
One of the clerk's coworkers called for medical help. The clerk, 30,  was taken to a St. Louis hospital and is listed in serious condition.
 
News 4 obtained the store's surveillance video, which shows the suspect shooting the clerk before walking out of the store. The suspect was wearing a white t-shirt and jeans at the time of the shooting.

 

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