Victim shot in foot while trying to follow armed robbery suspect, police say
Police seek help identifying suspect
EUSTIS, Fla. – Eustis police say they are looking for a man who is accused of robbing a Dollar General at gunpoint, then shooting a customer in the foot as he was fleeing the scene.
The man entered the store on Bay Street around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, approached a female cashier, pointed a handgun at her and demanded cash, according to a news release.
As the armed robber was leaving the store, he shot a customer who was trying to follow him, police said.
The victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the foot, according to a news release.
Police said the armed robber is approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, has a slender build and was wearing a black sweatshirt, a black beanie and a white shirt wrapped around his face. A woman who was driving a white Dodge sedan might also be involved in the crime, officials said.
The Eustis Police Department is asking anyone with information about the incident to call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS or the Eustis Police Department at 352-357-4121.
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