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7/11 on Broadway and Patterson robbed, shots fired



Update: The suspect is still at large. After the robbery at 1:50 a.m., the suspect fled toward the northeast corner of the Hub apartment complex. Forensics determined at least one shot was fired at police at that time, according to Eugene Police Department spokesperson Melinda McLoughlin. Police did not return fire because of the surrounding apartment complex, she said. Police are compiling a better description of the suspect, but are not actively searching the area around the Hub apartment building.

At 1:50 a.m., an armed white male robbed the 7/11 on East Broadway and Patterson Street and fired a shot in the store, according to Eugene Police Department. The suspect is still at large and police are advising people to stay clear of the area. No injuries have been reported.

Police responded to the robbery and chased the suspect, around 5’6” and 40- or 50-years-old. The suspect fired more shots, but evaded police. He was last seen near the Hub apartment complex at 515 East Broadway.

The suspect had “a thin build and gaunt appearance. His face has pock marks and he was last seen wearing a dark rain jacket and dark pants,” according to the alert.

Police are actively searching for the suspect. If you have any information, call 541-682-5111.

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Will Campbell

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