Convenience store clerk shot during armed robbery
West Columbia, SC (Paul Kirby) - A clerk at the U.S. Mini Mart on Platt Springs Road near Taylor Street was shot last night during an armed robbery according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Captain Adam Myrick said that two suspects left the store on foot headed in an unknown direction. Crime scene investigators responded to the store to gather evidence that included security video. The investigators are reviewing that video as part of the investigation now.
The person that was shot was taken to Palmetto Richland by Lexington County EMS. Myrick said that the medical staff tells them that the clerk is in the hospital in stable condition. They ask that if anyone has any information about this shooting, please call in those tips to Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME SC.