Clerk shot during robbery at southeast Houston store

Police are looking for the man who shot a store clerk in southeast Houston.

According to police, the armed suspect entered the store after midnight, confronted the clerk, a physical altercation occurred, and the suspect fired a handgun at least once. The clerk was shot.

Investigators say the suspect then took money from the store and fled on foot.

The store clerk is being treated at the hospital.

Police describe the suspect as an African American male, 5’10 to 6’ tall, late 20s to early 30s, and 170 to 180 pounds.

Anyone with information can call police.