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April 19, 2012

MORE PHOTOS: Police search for VP shooter

Investigators release additional surveillance photos of the suspect.

Kokomo — Kokomo police have released additional surveillance photos of the man who shot a Village Pantry convenience store clerk during an April 2 robbery.

Officers were called about 2 a.m. to the convenience store at 1515 W. Lincoln Road, where they found David Kelly suffering from a gunshot wound.

Video surveillance shows the suspect entering the store armed with a handgun, shooting the clerk and then taking money from the cash register, according to police.

Police said the suspect fled the area on foot.

The surveillance photos show the suspect as he enters and leaves the store, Detective Mike Banush said.

The armed man is described as a white male standing between 5 feet, 6 inches and 5 feet, 7 inches tall with a medium build, wearing a black ski mask, black hooded sweatshirt, light-colored jeans and dark shoes.

Banush said the man was wearing a pair of Mechanix gloves, and was carrying a small caliber, semi-automatic handgun. Police say they have no suspects and are looking to the public for help in solving this case.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call Banush at 765-456-7278, the KPD Hotline at 765-456-7017 or Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

• Mike Fletcher, Tribune crime reporter, may be reached at 765-454-8565 or via email at mike.fletcher@kokomotribune.com

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