Employee shot during robbery at Southfield Dollar Tree

Employee shot during robbery at Southfield Dollar Tree

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Police say a man entered the Dollar Tree on Eight Mile Road in Southfield Monday night. The man demanded money from the store clerk and, while in the process of the attempted robbery, shot the store clerk. The incident took place at approximately 6:45 p.m.

The suspect then fled the scene and is believed to have been picked up in a maroon-colored SUV. He was wearing a Halloween mask, a black zip-up hoodie and khaki pants.

The victim was shot in the hip and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

At this time it is not known if the suspect made off with. Southfield police are investigating the incident and are asking anyone with information to call the department at (248) 796-5500.

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