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Shot fired, cash register drawer stolen during Winter Springs gas station robbery

2 men wearing bandannas as masks rob store near state roads 434 and 417

WINTER SPRINGS, Fla. – A shot was fired and a cash register drawer was stolen Tuesday morning during an armed robbery at a gas station in Winter Springs, police said.

The robbery was reported around 1 a.m. at the Speedway on State Road 434 near State Road 417.

Winter Springs police said two men wearing black bandannas over their faces walked into the store and stole the register drawer.

Police said it’s believed the gunshot was fired inadvertently when one of the assailants jumped over a counter.

No one was injured.

Police said one man was wearing a red and black hoodie and black pants. The other was 5 feet, 8 inches tall and was wearing a black hoodie and black pants. They fled in a vehicle, but no other details were known.

A woman who works at the convenience store was sobbing when she called 911.

“Two guys both had guns and they shot. There was shots fired,” she said.


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