Christmas Eve

Store Clerk Shot During Palmdale Robbery

The masked man fled on foot after the Christmas Eve robbery.

A convenience store clerk was shot in the arm during a Christmas Eve robbery in Palmdale, sheriff’s deputies said.

Around 8:45 p.m., a man dressed in black and wearing a mask walked into the Cigs Plus in the 37200 block of 47th Street East.

During the robbery, the male store clerk was shot in the arm, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

The shooter fled on foot. The store clerk was taken to a local hospital.

No other details were immediately available.

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