Convenience store worker shot dead; San Antonio police arrest suspect

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San Antonio police have arrested a suspect in the shooting of a convenience store clerk.

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San Antonio police arrested a man accused of shooting an employee of a convenience store near downtown early Sunday morning.

The clerk, 52, had argued with four men while taking a break outside the 7-Eleven store at 802 San Pedro Ave. a few minutes before 3 a.m. One of them, 25, pulled out a gun and shot the clerk in the arm.

The injury was deemed not life threatening and the clerk was hospitalized.

The shooter fled in a vehicle which hours later was found parked in a nearby apartment complex. Police said they arrested the suspect as he walked in the 300 block of Maverick and charged him with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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