Cops: Suspect Robs Brooklyn Store, Shoots Manager
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police in Brooklyn are looking for a suspect who they said robbed a supermarket and then shot the store manager when he tried to intervene.
It happened around 3:45 p.m. Monday at a supermarket on Truxton Street.
The suspect walked into the store with a gun, pointed it at the cashier and then took the drawer from the cash register, police said.
When the store manager tried to stop the suspect from leaving, the suspect shot him in the shoulder, police said. The suspect then took off with the cash drawer in hand, police said.
The entire incident was captured on the store’s surveillance video.
The manager was later taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 40s, about 5’10” tall with a medium build, police said. He was wearing a black Kansas City Royals baseball cap, blue jeans and a black jacket.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com.
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