TACOMA, Wash. — Detectives with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who they say shot a clerk during an armed robbery of a gas station.
Deputies said the suspect entered the Union 76 gas station on Golden Given Road E. around 1 a.m. Wednesday, rushed behind the counter and struck the clerk's face with a handgun.
Deputies said the clerk was transported to a hospital and is in serious condition.
The suspect is described by deputies as a black male in his 20’s, about 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing 200 pounds.
The suspect was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants and black boots.
Deputies also released surveillance video of the incident to help track down the suspect.
KIRO 7 will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.
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