Employee shot during store robbery

FINNEYTOWN, OH (FOX19) - An employee was shot during a robbery at a local store.

It happened just before 7 a.m. at Dollar General Store in the 1000 block of North Bend Road.

Police say a black male entered the store and displayed a handgun, and ordered an employee to the ground. The suspect then went to the back of the store, where another employee was sitting in an office and ordered the employee to open a safe.

During the confrontation, the suspect fired one shot, hitting the employee in the shoulder. The suspect then fled with an undetermined amount of cash. He may have gotten into a 2001 blue Chevy Impala.

The employee was taken to the hospital and has been treated and released.

The suspect was wearing a dark hoodie with a gray sweatshirt and dark blue jeans and tan boots. He had a hood over his head and was wearing a dust mask.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 513-352-3040.

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