Shreveport Police are seeking the whereabouts of a suspect who committed the armed robbery of a local convenience store located in west Shreveport Thursday evening, and shot the clerk in the process.

Just before 9:30 p.m. on February 16, 2017, Shreveport Police patrol officers responded to an armed robbery call at the AM/PM in the 3800 block of Hearne Avenue. When officers arrived, they learned an employee of the business was suffering a gunshot wound to the left leg he received during a robbery there. The victim, 49-year-old Galib Wadi, was taken to University Health with what authorities considered life-threatening injuries.

The suspect was described only as a black male, approximately five feet eleven inches, and wearing a light blue hooded sweater. The suspect fled the business making off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Persons with any information on the shooting is asked to contact Crimestoppers at (318) 673-7373 or visit their website at www.lockemup.org.