Drive-By Injures Store Clerk

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

A convenience store clerk sustained minor injuries in a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning.

Police say the victim was outside sweeping when a dark-colored maroon sedan drove eastbound towards the 7-Eleven on the 3800 block of E. Pikes Peak Ave. When the vehicle began passing the 7-Eleven, an unknown suspect inside fired several shots, shattering the store's window.

The clerk ran back inside the store, but was hit by flying glass, causing a laceration on the top of his head. Medical personnel treated him and released him on scene.

The vehicle continued driving southbound. Police say the sedan has black wheels, and may not have hubcaps.

Four shell casings were later found at the scene.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP.


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  • by Me Location: Westside on Jan 1, 2012 at 06:21 PM
    Really? You clowns are actually going to make a big deal out of a journalist making a mistake? Really!! If you couldn't figure out who was outside sweeping, I feel sorry for your ignorance, actually I feel sorry for you anyway. Focus on the issue,god bless the store clerk.
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      by Me on Jan 2, 2012 at 11:40 AM in reply to Me
      I apologize for name-calling people for pointing out a reporting error. Also, I was wrong to hide behind the religion card by ending with "god bless the store clerk." I am an idiot.
  • by wow Location: c springs on Jan 1, 2012 at 11:44 AM
    Haha Yea that sure was nice of the suspect.. You fail kktv!! Who Sits And writes this garbage? Then posts it? I will no longer wake up and go to kktv.com As it has become pointless! I will get my news else where.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 1, 2012 at 09:59 AM
    That was nice of the "suspect" to sweep up the place before shooting it up.
  • by huh? on Jan 1, 2012 at 09:42 AM
    Do you mean that the VICTIM was outside sweeping?
  • by RatFinkDude on Jan 1, 2012 at 09:12 AM
    Oh yeah-the East side is off to a terrific start !
  • by RatFinkDude on Jan 1, 2012 at 09:12 AM
    Oh yeah-the East side is off to a terrific start !
  • by Aaron Location: COS on Jan 1, 2012 at 08:36 AM
    The suspect was outside sweeping? How thoughtful. "Police say the suspect was outside sweeping..."
  • by SL. on Jan 1, 2012 at 08:00 AM
    Its going to be a great year!
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