- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 7, 2015

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A gas station clerk has been shot and killed in a probable robbery.

The shooting happened Monday night at a Citgo gas station in New Haven.

Police say Sanjay Patel suffered four gunshot wounds, three to his chest and one to his hand. The 39-year-old New Haven man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses told police they saw two masked men, dressed in dark clothing running from the scene.

Police say they don’t believe there were any other customers or employees inside the gas station at the time of the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact New Haven police.

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