Shots fired during New Haven convenience store robbery

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven Police are investigating after two men allegedly robbed a convenience store on Monday night.

According to police, two armed men threatened clerks at Papi’s Convenience Store at 1312 State Street. Officials say the clerks handed over approximately $200 before the suspects fled the scene.

A third worker in the back allegedly hurled a piece of concrete at the suspects as they fled. The clerk says one suspect turned and fired at the worker in response, but the worker was not struck.

Officials say the gunman is approximately 30-years-old with a muscular build and stands around 5’08” tall. Police say he was dressed in blue track-pants and a grey sweatshirt with the number 11 on the back. The other suspect was described as heavy set and standing around 5’08” tall.

Police say the suspects remain on the loose.