Shots fired at gas station on Idlewild Road

Mint Hill Police Officer’s were dispatched to the Sunoco Gas Station located at 9731 Idlewild Road on February 18 at 2:30 am for a report of shots fired. No one was injured, but police are still looking for the suspect.
An employee at the store stated that a black male came to the front door in an attempt to purchase items and the clerk explained to him the store was closed at that time. The black male began to argue with the clerk and the clerk decided to sell him an item through the front window of the store.
The clerk returned to the back area of the store and heard four gunshots and saw the shots come in through the front window of the store in his direction. There were four gunshot holes found in the windows where the incident occurred according to the police.
A witness stated that he heard the shots and witnessed a newer model white SUV and a newer model burgundy Chevrolet single cab pickup truck leaving the store after the shots. No other information is available at this time and no description was given of the black male subject.
Contact Mint Hill Police at 704-545-1085 or Police Dispatch at 704-889-2231 with any information on this incident.

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