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.

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

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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.

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