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UPDATE: Hamilton Gas Station Clerk Shot During Armed Robbery

By kcora on
Hamilton Township (Atlantic)

Hamilton police are looking for a man who they say shot a gas station clerk early this morning during an armed robbery.

According to authorities, on Jan. 7th at approximately 06 a.m., Hamilton Police responded to the Gulf Gas Station at 1106 Chambers Street in the Township of Hamilton, on a report of an armed robbery with shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers found a 45-year-old male employee of Gulf Gas Station with a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

Officials say an unidentified black male attempted to rob the Gulf Gas Station using a handgun. The victim reportedly ensued a struggle with the suspect and was shot in the abdomen.

The victim was taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where he was treated for a non-life-threatening but serious wound.

Police described the suspect as a black male, approximately 5’7, 200 lbs., last seen wearing a black wave cap, black sweatshirt and jeans.

According to authorities, the suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Dan Inman of the Criminal Investigations Section at (609) 581-4035 or the Hamilton Police Crime Tip Hotline at (609) 581-4008.