Manhunt underway for shooting suspects in Elmore Co.

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Sheriff deputies are searching for two shooting suspects in Elmore County.

Sheriff Bill Franklin tells WSFA 12 News that two men confronted and shot a clerk at a gas station in Elmore near the intersection of Highway 14 and 143.

Franklin says the clerk, who's in his 50's, was closing up for the night when two men confronted him and one of them shot the man in his side.

No word on the condition of the man but at last check he was alert and talking to authorities.

The two men took off on foot. Deputies are on the scene trying to track them down right now.

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