Muskogee Police: Customer Shot Trying To Stop Armed Robbery

Thursday, January 22nd 2015, 7:52 am
By: News On 6

Police say a man who tried to stop an armed robbery at a convenience store Wednesday night is in the hospital with a gunshot wound.

Muskogee Police got the call to the Stop & Go in the 800 block of North York at about 8:45 p.m. Officers found the victim lying on the floor with a wound to the chest.

Police said the victim, who they believe was a customer, is in good condition at a Muskogee hospital and is expected to be released Thursday. They say no one else in the store was injured.

Officers say the robber was a black teen, 5' 8", holding a rag over his face and wearing dark clothing with a possible Aztec style design. They say he was armed with a silver, semi-automatic handgun.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the shooting can call Muskogee Police at 918-683-8000.

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