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Police: Gilbert Pizza Hut employee shot during attempted robbery

Posted: 6:21 PM, May 07, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-08 01:43:47-04
Shooting at Gilbert Pizza Hut
Shooting at Pizza Hut in Gilbert

GILBERT, AZ — A Pizza Hut employee is recovering after being shot by an attempted robber Tuesday evening.

Police were called to the scene near Baseline and Power roads around 5:15 p.m.

Authorities are still looking for the shooter who fled the scene, said Gilbert Police Sgt. Bill Balafas. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic man in his 30s.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information, please call Gilbert Police.

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