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7-Eleven Worker Killed In Fort Washington

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FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (AP) — Prince George’s County police say a convenience store employee in Fort Washington has been shot and killed in an apparent robbery.

Police spokesman Cpl. Mike Rodriguez says officers were called to a 7-Eleven store in the 9200-block of Oxon Hill Road about 3:30 a.m. Thursday for a report of unknown trouble. He says arriving officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Rodriguez says it appears the shooting occurred during a robbery at the store. The shooter fled.

Rodriguez says police are pulling surveillance footage from the store to get a description of the suspect.

He says another employee was in the store at the time of the shooting, but was not injured.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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