UPDATE: Greenville Clerk Shot In Early Morning Convenience Store Robbery

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A convenience store clerk is shot in a robbery Saturday morning, now Greenville Police have released the surveillance video from inside of the store.

Officers say a man, wearing all black with a banadana covering his face is seen with a semi-automatic handgun. Detectives say the suspect demanded money from the clerk, 58 year old John Stowell. Officers say Stowell complied and was shot anyway as the gunman tried to get away.

This all happened at 12:30 Saturday morning at the Kangeroo Gas Station on Evans Street and Arlington Boulevard.

Stowell was taken to the hospital and is listed in stable condition. The suspect was last seen getting into the front passenger seat of a light gray--- early 90's four door Toyota Camry or Nissan Sentry.

If you have any information you can call the Pitt Greenville Crimestoppers at (252) 758-7777. They're paying up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.

The search is on for an armed man who shot a clerk in an early morning robbery.

On March 29, at 12:30 am Greenville Police responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Kangaroo Store located at 2195 Evans Street.

Once on the scene officers made contact with the clerk John Stowell who had been shot. It was reported that the suspect entered the store and demanded money. After getting an undisclosed amount of money the suspect shot the clerk as he was leaving the store.

The victim was transported to Pitt Memorial Hospital where he is in stable condition.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing all black. The suspect also was wearing black cloth on his face. The suspect was armed with a semi-automatic handgun.

Anyone with information is asked to call Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers at 758-7777. Pitt-Greenville Crime Stoppers will pay a reward up to $5,000.00 for information leading to an arrest in this case.