Man shot during armed robbery - suspect sought

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Montgomery Police say they are working a crime scene at the Road Runner Food Store on Woodley Road in Montgomery.

Authorities say an individual inside the business was shot and wounded during the robbery. He was treated at the scene and transported to a local hospital, his wounds are believed to be serious, but non-life threatening. Trooper helicopters have been deployed to help locate the suspect.

MPD says they are searching for a black male age 20-25, 145-180 lbs., dressed in white windbreaker, red shirt, red hat, dark pants, white shoes in the area of Woodley Road in connection with this crime.

According to a Montgomery Public School spokesperson Crump Elementary School on Woodley Road and Fitzpatrick Elementary School on Fitzpatrick Boulevard are currently under lockdown as a precaution while police search for the suspect.