JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Police say a man shot a store owner in the hand during an attempted armed robbery.
The man ran into Greenwood Grocery on Martin Luther King Junior Drive around 6:20 p.m.
He asked the owner for several items – but the owner said he didn’t have them.
That’s when the man shot the 73-year-old owner in the right hand. The victim was taken to the hospital.
Police say the shooter was wearing a yellow sweatsuit with a hood.
He ran out of the store without taking anything.
The investigation is underway.