GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) – A store clerk is in critical condition after a shooting at the corner of Spring Garden Street and Warren Street in Greensboro on Friday morning.
Greensboro Police are asking the public for help in identifying the suspect accused of robbing a convenience store and shooting a store clerk.
At approximately 9:58 a.m., officers responded to a report of a person with gunshot wounds at University Mart at 722 Warren Street.
On the spot, the agents found the salesman of the store. She was taken to hospital in critical condition.
The victim’s son told FOX8 that his mother’s condition is improving.
A call to 911 told the terrifying story of the cashier being held at gunpoint during the theft.
“The University Mart on Spring Garden Street is being broken into, my wife is over there,” the clerk’s husband told a 911 dispatcher.
“How do you know she’s getting robbed,” the dispatcher said.
“She just told me. I was on the phone with her, ”the husband said.
“Did she call us?” »The dispatcher said
The clerk’s husband replied, “No, I had to call; the guy has a gun in his face.
Destiny Morel lives near the University Mart in the University Court Apartments on Spring Garden.
“When I come home, I don’t expect to see the police in my house, or to hear police sirens, and stuff like that. Knowing that someone was shot about 100 yards from where I sleep at night is pretty terrifying, ”Morel said.
Kenneth Irving drives Spring Garden Street almost every day and says the increase in violence he sees in the area is frightening.
“It’s crazy, just crazy. We need help, ”he said.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Greensboro / Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.
Just over two weeks ago, a 72-year-old store worker was shot and killed at a Speedway on Battleground Avenue.
Patricia Grant, passing by Pat, was shot and killed on July 1.
Plane Carnel Bell, 19, of Greensboro, is charged with first degree murder in connection with Grant’s death.
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