A gas station store clerk was shot in a possible robbery attempt Tues., May 10, 2016m in south Fulton County. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Gas station clerk shot, killed in south Fulton robbery

A gas station store clerk who had reportedly worked at the station about one week was shot and killed in a robbery in south Fulton County.

Fulton County police Cpl. Maureen Smith said the department got a call about an armed robbery at a Shell gas station in the 7100 block of Old National Highway about 5 a.m. Tuesday.

“Two subjects entered the location with firearms, and they fired shots through the door where the clerk was standing,” Smith said. “At that time, they breached the door and got inside the location and took the cash register and some other items, and they fled on foot.”

A shield of bulletproof glass blocks the counter in front of the business, but the accused robbers went around to the side of the building, Smith said.

The injured clerk, 20-year-old Muhammad Saeed, was taken to a local hospital, where he died of multiple gunshot wounds, Smith said.

Majharul Islam, a clerk who works at the gas station but was not working during the robbery, said security cameras are usually running at the station.

Those cameras captured footage of the two people believed to be involved in the robbery. One wore an orange Tennessee hoodie, and one wore all black, according to Channel 2 Action News.

No other details were released.

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