WICHITA — Police are still looking for the robber who shot and seriously wounded a store clerk on North Broadway late Thursday afternoon.
The shooting occurred at about 5:20 p.m. at Camelus Gold & Leather, 1430 N. Broadway, police said.
The robber came into the store, demanded jewelry, and shot the 43-year-old man in the right side of his chest.
The suspect left with an estimated $28,000 in gold rings and gold necklaces, police said.
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The shooting victim was taken to Via Christi Hospital on St. Francis in serious condition, and police officials on Friday said he is expected to survive.
"It was a through-and-through wound," Lt. Darras Delamaide said.
Witnesses told police the shooter is a Hispanic male in his mid-20s, about 5-feet-2 and 175 pounds. He wore a white T-shirt and had a stocky build.
There was an eagle tattoo on his right hand and tattoos on the inside of his right arm.
He left in a maroon SUV that resembled an Aztec.
Two other employees in the store were not injured in the robbery, police said.