LAFAYETTE — A convenience store clerk was shot three times during an armed robbery Thursday night and was taken to a hospital in critical condition, Lafayette police reported.
Police were called around 8:35 p.m. to a report of an armed robbery at the convenience store at 908 Carmel Drive, Cpl. Paul Mouton, a spokesman for the department, said in a news release.
A man armed with a handgun entered the business and shot the clerk three times, stole an undisclosed amount of cash and fled, Mouton said.
Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the robbery to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.