Clerk at Family Dollar shot during attempted robbery

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Buffalo Police are looking for a suspect who shot a female clerk at a Family Dollar store in Buffalo.

Surveillance video shows the suspect at the store in the 900 block of Broadway on Tuesday, around 5:30 p.m. Police say that the suspect shot the clerk during an attempted robbery.

The victim was transported to Erie County Medical Center, where she was treated and released.

Detectives are looking to speak with a person of interest, who is described as a black male in his 20s, who has a red beard, is approximately 5’6″ tall and was wearing a grey sweatshirt with dark pants.

Anybody with information regarding the incident or the person of interest is asked to call or text the Confidential TIPCALL Line at 716-847-2255.

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