Southfield Police search for suspect in shooting of Dollar Tree employee

SOUTHFIED, Mich (WXYZ) - The Southfield Police Department is looking for a suspect who shot an employee at the Dollar Tree on W. Eight Mile Road last Monday.

The subject entered the Dollar Tree store at 20218 W. Eight Mile Rd. in Southfield around 6:45 p.m. Monday evening.  

He pulled out a handgun and demanded money from the store clerk. While trying to rob the store, the suspect shot the clerk in the leg. The victim is still in the hospital with serious injuries.

The suspect was wearing a Halloween mask with a dark hooded sweatshirt and black pants. Police also believe the suspect may be responsible for some recent shooting incidents in Detroit as well.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident is asked to call the Southfield Police Department.

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