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Armed Man Fires Multiple Shots While Robbing Grocery Store in Scripps Ranch

The store clerk was pistol whipped and taken to a nearby hospital.

An armed man attempted to rob a grocery store, sending one person to the hospital in Scripps Ranch Thursday night, San Diego police confirmed.

The store clerk was smacked with a pistol and taken to a nearby hospital with injuries that do not appear serious, said police.

Police said a man wearing a hoodie and wielding a gun fired multiple shots while stealing from a store on Scripps Trail north of Pomerado Road and east of Interstate 15. The robbery happened at about 9:40 p.m.

Nobody was hit by the gunfire. The suspect got away with an unknown amount of cash.

No other information was immediately available.

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