ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Police have identified the man they say was shot and injured by a Circle K clerk as he tried to rob the convenience store Monday afternoon as 23-year-old Ferron Mendez.
The clerk who shot Mendez is not facing any charges.
Officer Tanner Tixier, a spokesman for the Albuquerque Police Department, said her name is not being released for her safety.
Shortly before 4 p.m. Monday, police were called to Circle K at Eubank and Candelaria NE for an attempted armed robbery. They were on their way to the store when they were told the suspect had been shot by a clerk.