09/13/2013 04:38 EDT | Updated 11/13/2013 05:12 EST

Fas Gas Shooting Red Deer: Suspect Arrested After Gas Station Clerk Shot In The Face

both barrels on a shotgun...
both barrels on a shotgun...
RED DEER, Alta. - RCMP say they have arrested a suspect in the shooting of a gas station clerk who was hit in the face and hand by a shotgun blast.

Police say a man turned himself in Friday at the RCMP detachment in Blackfalds, Alta., and charges were pending.

The victim was recovering in a Calgary hospital after multiple surgeries and was listed in critical but stable condition.

Police say a man with a sawed-off shotgun walked into a Fas Gas outlet in Red Deer Wednesday night and demanded cash.

After he got the money the suspect shot the clerk and then fled on a bicycle.

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