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D.C. police seek suspect in Rite Aid shooting

Sunday - 4/15/2012, 7:02am  ET

WASHINGTON - Police in the District of Columbia are continuing to seek a man who shot and injured a Rite Aid employee after announcing a robbery.

The incident happened Friday afternoon at a Rite Aid in the 1400 block of Rhode Island Ave, NE.

Police say an armed man entered the store, announced a robbery and shot an employee before fleeing. The employee was critically injured and taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police on Friday night released a video clip of the incident.

The suspect is wanted for an assault with intent to kill. Police describe him as a black male between the ages of 45 and 55 and say he was last seen wearing an off-white or khaki baseball cap, a red-hooded sweatshirt and black sweatpants and black shoes.

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