An employee at a Lawrence convenience store was shot during an early morning armed robbery.
According to a news release, the robbery occurred around 3:30 a.m. Friday at the Kwik Shop, located at 3440 W 6th St.
Police say the employee was outside the business when two suspects walked up and attempted to rob him. One of the suspects fired a shot during the confrontation.
The 38-year-old victim suffered a single gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The suspects fled the scene on foot.
One suspect is described as a black male, approximately five-feet, eight-inches tall. He was wearing a red bandana over his face, a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.
The second suspect was six-feet, two-inches tall and wearing a blue bandana over his face, a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.
Police are investigating the incident.