Convenience Store Clerk Shot in Gun Battle

Police on the scene.
Police on the scene.

A man is on the run after he shot up a Garden City convenience store. Just after 9:30pm last night, police say a man walked into the Chevron station on Highway 80 and Chatham Parkway. He pulled out his gun and opened fire, then the clerk pulled out his gun and shot back.

The clerk, 20-year-old Falgun Patel was shot once in the hand.

Police are still investigating. The don't know if the motive was robbery or something else.

Wtoc is following this story. We'll have more tonight on THE News starting at 5pm.

Reported by: WTOC staff