Worker at Towson gas station shot in apparent robbery attempt

March 01, 2010|By Liz F. Kay |

An employee of a Towson gas station was shot several times Monday morning during an apparent robbery attempt, according to Baltimore County police, and investigators were searching for a male suspect.

The victim, William Raymond Porter, 49, was shot about 7:25 a.m. at a Hess station in the 1600 block of E. Joppa Road. Police described the suspect as black, about 25 years old and 6 feet tall, and they said he was wearing a black, hooded sweat shirt.

Porter was being treated at Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, according to police.

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