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Trader Joe's clerk shot during robbery

Monday, May 31, 2010
Police said a clerk was shot during a robbery at a Trader Joes grocery store in Eagle Rock on Sunday night.

Police said a clerk was shot during a robbery at a Trader Joe's grocery store in Eagle Rock on Sunday night. (KABC Photo)

Police said a clerk was shot during a robbery at a Trader Joe's grocery store in Eagle Rock on Sunday night.

Two armed men entered the store after it closed in the 1500 block of Colorado Boulevard at about 10:20 p.m., authorities said.

Officers say a clerk hit one of the suspects over the head with a bottle. The other robber then shot the clerk in the leg.

The clerk was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

The two gunmen and a driver in a getaway car are still outstanding. Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to call (877) LAPD-24-7.

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