Suspect shot by clerk after trying to rob store

Curtis Wright (Source: Hamilton Police)
Curtis Wright (Source: Hamilton Police)

HAMILTON, OH (FOX19) - A suspect was shot by a clerk while trying to rob a store.

Police say that Curtis Wright, of Hamilton, went into the 12th Street Grocery store with a bag over his head and an object that appeared to be weapon.  They say he demanded money from the cash register and the clerk gave him the money. Police say when Wright asked for more money, the clerk got a handgun and fired multiple shots at Wright.

Police then found Wright hiding in the backyard of a home in the 1200 block of Edison Avenue. Police found that Wright had been shot in the shoulder.

Wright was taken to the Fort Hamilton Hospital.

He has been charged with Aggravated robbery.

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