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1 Clerk Dead, 1 Hospitalized In Wilmington Convenience Store Shooting

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WILMINGTON, Del., (CBS) – Police say one store clerk is dead and another clerk is hospitalized after a shooting at a Wilmington convenience store Friday night.

The incident happened at 6:20 p.m. at the Printz Convenience Store on the 2700 block of Northeast Boulevard.

Wilmington Police responded to the store after receiving a 911 call reporting a shooting.

When officers arrived, authorities say they found two store clerks inside the store suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Both victims were taken to Christiana Hospital.

According to police, a 29-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the hospital.  He is identified by police as Toney Berry, of Wilmington.

The second victim, a 31-year-old man, is listed in critical condition.

Police say they are searching for three male suspects.

One suspect is described as a Black male in his twenties, 6’2”, weighing 140-160 pounds. A second suspect is described as a Black male in his late teens, 5’7”, with a stocky build.  A third suspect is described as short, stocky, with a dark complexion.

Authorities say the suspects were last seen running west on W. 26th Street.

The motive remains unclear at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Kimberly Pfaff at 302-576-3643, the Wilmington Police Confidential Tip Line at 302-576-3990, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or online at http://www.tipsubmit.com.

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