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Armed Robber Shoots Medford Gas Station Employee

Victim is in serious condition following shooting Saturday night, police say.

An armed robber shot a Medford gas station employee during an armed robbery Saturday night, police said. 

The incident took place at the BP station at 1614 Route 112 at 8:39 p.m. when the employee, who was inside his booth at the time, was approached by a man who displayed a handgun and demanded money, police said. 

The robber then shot the attendant and fled the scene with an undetermined amount of cash, police said. 

The victim, whose name police have not released, was transported by Medford Ambulance to Stony Brook University Hospital where he is listed in serious condition.

Police have not yet provided a description of the robber. 

Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to call the Fifth Squad at 631-854-8552 or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.

Cindy December 12, 2012 at 04:24 AM
Are there any updates? I hope he is doing well.
Ryan Bonner December 12, 2012 at 05:43 AM
According to Suffolk Police, the man who was shot is in stable condition at the hospital.
falen December 12, 2012 at 06:53 AM
We live up the street from where this took place. We go to this gas station all the time. The man who was shot is a very sweet man who always had a smile on his face for me and my kids. About 2 mins before this happened we were going to stop there and get gas. My husband at last minute kept driving. We would have been there when it happened with my 4 and 8 year old in the car. When we were driving back it was blocked off with cops everywhere and k9s sniffing up and down my street. I'm praying they catch this person and praying for the victim and his family but also thank god my husband didn't stop. It's sad I don't safe in my own home anymore.
Lori December 13, 2012 at 06:18 AM
I go to this gas station all the time! This is one of the nicest men that I really don't know! Always says hi and asks how everything is going n I do the same! I wish I knew his name so I can send a card or something! N I wish I knew how he was doing!!! I pray they find who did this whoever this person is!!! My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family!
nick tonis December 21, 2012 at 02:01 AM
i have been to the gas station recently like 3 days ago dec 17.I spoke to the older guy.He said the guy was home and hes doing alot better.

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