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Suspect Arrested in Attleboro Gas Station Shooting, Attempted Robbery

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    Suspect Wanted for Shooting Clerk During Robbery

    A suspect is wanted after shooting a gas station clerk in Attleboro.

    (Published Monday, May 20, 2019)

    Police have made an arrest in connection to a gas station shooting in which an employee needed surgery after being shot in the abdomen following an attempted robbery in Attleboro, Massachusetts.

    Ashley Weaver, 28, of Boston, allegedly shot a clerk at a Mobil Gas station during a robbery attempt on May 20. During the robbery, the suspect was wearing a monkey mask in a similar fashion to another robbery in Providence, Rhode Island a day prior.

    Weaver allegedly approached the gas station employee with a gun and demanded money. When the clerk said he had no money to give her, a struggle ensued.

    "One gunshot round was discharged from the weapon and struck the clerk in the lower abdomen," Attleboro Police Lt. Brian Kelley said. 

    Police Searching for Suspect in Gas Station Shooting

    [NECN] Police Searching for Suspect in Gas Station Shooting

    Attleboro police are looking for a suspect who shot a gas station clerk in the abdomen. The clerk is OK.

    (Published Monday, May 20, 2019)

    He said a nearby officer heard the gunshots, responded to the scene and was flagged down by the wounded clerk. The employee was taken to a Rhode Island hospital and suffered a non-life threatening injury.

    The suspect was taken into custody after she was pulled over on Hayward Street in Providence, police said. Detectives had previously obtained a warrant for her arrest on charges that include armed assault with the intent to rob, possession of a firearm and assault and battery with a firearm.

    Authorities said she has three active warrants for armed robbery and assault-related offenses in Boston.

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