09/12/2013 03:03 EDT | Updated 11/12/2013 05:12 EST

Fas Gas Clerk Shot In The Face During Gas Station Robbery, Say Alberta RCMP


RED DEER, Alta. - RCMP in Red Deer, Alta., are searching for a man who shot a clerk in the face with a shotgun during a gas station robbery.

The clerk, who was also hit in the hand, was in critical but stable condition in a Calgary hospital.

Police say a man with a sawed-off shotgun walked into a Fas Gas outlet in the central Alberta city Wednesday night and demanded cash.

After he got the money the suspect fired the gun, hitting the clerk.

The suspect then fled on a bicycle.

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