Clerk shot in Quick Mart store robbery on Maryland Avenue

Clerk was shot during robbery at Quick Mart store at 103 S. Maryland Ave. (Photo: Delaware Free News)

WILMINGTON, DELAWARE (9/30/2017) A clerk was shot during the robbery of a Quick Mart convenience store west of Wilmington on Friday, the Delaware State Police said.

The robbery at 103 S. Maryland Ave. was reported at 12:48 p.m.

The robber, with a handgun, approached the male clerk at the sales counter and demanded money.

“A struggle ensued resulting in the clerk sustaining a gunshot wound to his upper extremity. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction,” Master Cpl. Michael Austin said.

The clerk was taken by ambulance to Christiana Hospital in Stanton. Police described his injuries as not life-threatening.

Anyone with information on the crime is asked to contact police at 302-365-8566.

Tips also may be submitted anonymously through Delaware Crime Stoppers, which offers rewards, at 800-847-3333 or

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