Suspect charged with shooting elderly store clerk

ANNISTON, AL (WBRC) - Police have charged a suspect who is accused of shooting an elderly store clerk.

The shooting happened last month during a robbery in Anniston. The suspect, Antonio Morris, surrendered to police.

Investigators say Morris shot the clerk at JJ's Food Mart as he stood in front of his daughter. Police say the man was trying to protect his daughter during the robbery. He survived the shooting and is recovering from his injuries.

The robbery and shooting was caught on surveillance cameras.

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