Franklin County store clerk shoots robbery suspect


A Galloway man is accused of trying rob a gas station and deputies said he might have gotten away had it not been for the clerk behind the counter.

Surveillance video from the Sunoco on Norton Road in southwestern Franklin County shows the suspect walk in demanding cash when the clerk fires a shot at him.

The suspect, identified as 27-year-old Emanuel Hamm, took off but was later arrested by deputies.

Hamm was shot in the hand but is expected to recovery.

He has been arraigned on aggravated robbery charges and given a $75 thousand dollar bond.

Hamm's next court date is scheduled for March 17th.