Clerk found shot to death at 'Tackle Box' gas station near Madera

MADERA COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- A homicide investigation is underway after a store clerk was found shot to death at a gas station.

The shooting happened just before 11 p.m Monday at the Tackle Box gas station on Road 26 and La Brea Avenue. Investigators say someone pulled into the gas station and found a male employee who was shot to death during an apparent robbery.

Investigators say two suspects stole cash and two boxes of cigarettes before firing several shots. One of those shots hit the employee and killed him.

One of the suspects was wearing a black jacket, gray pants, socks and no shoes, with a blue bandana over his face. The other suspect was wearing a black "Reebok" sweatshirt, black pants, black and white shoes, with a white bandana over his face. The suspect with the blue bandana was armed with a silver revolver and both suspects wore gloves.
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