Powdersville store clerk shot during attempted robbery


rsz_suspectpowbpA gas station store clerk was shot during an attempted robbery in Powdersville Thursday night Anderson County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the BP Station on Highway 153 near I-85 exit 40 about 10:30pm Thursday night. A customer entered the store and found the clerk laying behind the counter with an apparent gunshot wound to her face/head. The victim was transported by EMS to Greenville Hospital where she is currently listed in critical condition.

Investigators responded to the scene and were able to obtain video surveillance of the incident. The video showed the suspect purchased cigars from the clerk before demanding money from the register. Investigators believe the suspect fled the scene without obtaining any money.

The suspect is described as a black male wearing a light-colored floppy fishing hat, dark pants, tennis shoes, and a white tee-shirt with designs on both the front and the back. Anyone with information in the case is asked to contact Investigator Matthew Voigt at (864) 260-4440 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.