Indianapolis police are investigating a shooting at a convenience store on the city's north side that left a clerk in critical condition.
The shooting happened at a Village Pantry store in the 1400 block of West 86th Street just after midnight Friday, 6News' Julie Pursley
The woman, whose identity wasn't released, was taken to St. Vincent Hospital.
"When officers arrived, they did find the clerk laying on the floor suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head," said Anthony Schneider, Indianapolis police public information officer. "Detectives believe this was an attempted armed robbery. At some point in time, the suspect did shoot the clerk."
Few details were released, but police said a man about 5 feet 4 inches tall with a thin build was seen leaving the store on foot immediately after the shooting.
The man was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black pants.
Investigators were still at the convenience store Friday morning, gathering details on what led to the shooting. There may also be surveillance video to comb through.
The store was closed as workers inside cleaned up the scene and made preparations for reopening.
Police asked anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.
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