Store employee dies after being shot during robbery in Tulare County, deputies say

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Photo of the scene provided by the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.

TULARE COUNTY, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A man has died after he was shot during a robbery at a gas station in Tulare County on Sunday, according to the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office.

Just before 5 a.m., deputies were called out to a Sinclair Gas Station near Highway 99 and Betty Drive in Goshen after it was reported that the business had just been robbed.

When deputies arrived, they found a store employee, later identified as 50-year-old Richard Harris, suffering from at least one gunshot wound inside of the Dino Mart.

Deputies say Harris later passed away from his injuries.

The Sheriff’s Office has not yet released a description of the suspect.

No other details have been provided by authorities about the shooting at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Tulare County Sheriff’s Office at (559) 733-6218.

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