A Family Dollar employee was shot and is being treated for injuries after a robbery at the East Sugar Creek Road store around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg police.
Officers said the employee was seriously injured and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
One of the men involved was described as a black male in his late 40s to 50s, wearing a brown leather jacket and toboggan. The second man was described as a black male wearing a black hoodie and tan pants.
Images of both men were captured on surveillance video.
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Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.