A suspect fired a shotgun through the doors of the convenience store, police said. The clerk was injured by shotgun pellets and glass and is expected to survive.

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A clerk at a Delridge 7-Eleven was shot early Wednesday in an apparent robbery attempt, police said.

Officers responded to a 911 call from the store, at 16th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Holden Street, about 2:40 a.m., Police Department Detective Mark Jamieson said in a news release.

He said the assailant fired a shotgun at the clerk through the locked front doors of the convenience store. The clerk was injured by shotgun pellets and glass and is expected to survive.

The assailant fled, but a police K-9 team failed to find the attempted robber.