HAMILTON TWP., N.J. (WPVI) -- An employee was shot during an armed robbery at a gas station in Mercer County, New Jersey.
It happened around 6:15 a.m. Monday at the Gulf station on the 1100 block of Chambers Street in Hamilton Township.
Police say a 45-year-old employee was shot in the stomach while struggling with the armed suspect.
The suspect fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Police say the employee is hospitalized with a non-life-threatening but serious gunshot wound.
The suspect was described as a black male approximately 5'7" tall and weighing 200 pounds. He was wearing a black wave cap, black sweatshirt and jeans.
Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Dan Inman of the Criminal Investigations Section at (609) 581-4035 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008.
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Employee shot during Mercer County gas station armed robbery