Once inside the man brandished a black handgun and ordered the manager to empty the contents of the store’s safe into a black duffel bag before fleeing the scene.
The issue of gun control was again a hot topic on the Sunday morning news programs, more than a week after one of the worst mass school shootings in U.S. history.
The suspect, whose name has not yet been released, was taken to Harlem Hospital in stable condition.
A 25-year-old city man was shot multiple times in the upper body early Sunday.
Police say the robber shot his second robbery victim in the torso before demanding money.
Police are asking the public’s help in identifying two suspects wanted for at least four robberies in Manhattan.
Nassau County police said two masked men with handguns robbed a branch of the Roslyn Savings Bank, spraying a 57-year-old male employee with mace before escaping.
Police Director Joseph Juniak said 32-year-old Aaron Veh Carter of Trenton, was shot several times, but his wounds were not considered to be life-threatening. He was taken to Capital Regional Medical Center at Fuld Hospital, but further details on his injuries were not disclosed.
Nassau County police said the shooting stemmed from an argument between one of the defendants and a 26-year-old man inside the Midway Deli in Roosevelt.
Police said the boy arrived at P.S. 140 in the Jamaica and bragged to a friend that he had a pistol in his book bag.
All they want is to see a movie, but at one theater on Long Island, film fans were being targeted in a series of frightening muggings.
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