Queens Pharmacist Shot During Attempted Robbery


JOINS US LIVE FROM SUNNYSIDE WITH A LOOK AT THE SUSPECT. AUNDREA? Reporter: WELL, THAT PHARMACIST WAS SHOT ONCE IN THE SHOULDER ACCORDING TO SOURCES, THAT SUSPECT ENTERED THE SUNNYSIDE PHARMACY YELLED OUT A REQUEST FOR AN ITEM AND THEN TURNED AROUND AND DEMANDED CASH. TAKE A REALLY GOOD LOOK AT HIM. POLICE RELEASED THESE NEW PICTURES OF THE SUSPECT AS HE ENTERED THE PHARMACY JUST BEFORE 4:00 YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. YOU CAN SEE HE’S WEARING A DARK JACKET AND BASEBALL HAT BRANDISHES A HANDGUN. SO SOURCES SAY THE PHARMACIST WAS SCARED AND FROZE BEFORE BEING SHOT ALLEGEDLY FOR NOT MOVING FAST ENOUGH. I DID SEE THE GUY GETTING PULLED OUT OF THE STORE. I DIDN’T SEE HIS FACE. BUT I DID SEE THAT HE WAS COVERED UP. Reporter: THE SUSPECT LEFT EMPTY-HANDED AND RAN AWAY IN AN UNKNOWN DIRECTION ON SKILLMAN AVENUE. THE PHARMACIST WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL AND IS EXPECTED TO