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Employee Shot in Fairfax County Store Robbery



    Worker Shot While Trying to Stop Computer Store Robbery

    A man is recovering after being shot while trying to stop a robbery inside his store. Meagan Fitzgerald reports. (Published Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015)

    An employee was was shot during a robbery at a Fairfax County computer store, and the gunman is still on the loose. 

    Officers were called to Computer & Cellular on Beacon Hill Road about 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.


    "A man entered the business, displayed a handgun and took an item," Fairfax County Police spokesperson Tawny Wright said.

    An employee tried to stop the man from leaving.

    "The confrontation led to a struggle, and it appears that the victim was shot," Wright said.

    The victim is OK. 

    Police are still searching for the gunman.