Police: Suspected robber shot by store clerk at Buckeye Market

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COLUMBUS - Columbus Police are on the scene of a shooting after a store clerk shot a suspected robber in south Columbus.

It happened around 8:25 p.m. Thursday at the Buckeye Market in the 1300 block of South 4th Street.

Authorities told 10TV a male suspect had a weapon and was wearing a mask and gloves. He fled on foot toward South 5th Street.

Police are still searching for the suspect.

The suspect is described as black, in his mid to late 20s, with a heavy build, and is around 6'0".

He was last seen wearing a black mask, black jacket, and faded blue jeans.

Police said he has a silver gun.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus police robbery unit at 614-645-4665 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.