Armed robber fires shot inside convenience store, deputies say

KING COUNTY, Wash. — Deputies are searching for an armed robber who fired a shot Friday night inside a store in Skyway.

The robbery happened about 8:20 p.m. in the 12800 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way at a 7-Eleven.

King County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Ryan Abbott said the robber fired one shot while inside, took money and fled on foot.

No one was injured.

Deputies said the suspect is described as black and is in his late teens and is 5 feet, 3 inches tall with a thin build. He was wearing a gray hoodie, jeans and a black beanie.

A K-9 was used to help track down the robber but he was not found.