Store Clerk Killed in East Hartford, Conn. Shooting

(NECN) - We are following a developing story out of East Hartford, Conn.

Our affiliate WVIT reports police are investigating an attempted robbery and shooting overnight that left a store clerk dead.

The man's friends tell WVIT the 47-year-old clerk had worked at Circle H Food Mart on Burnside Avenue for five years.

Saturday night was supposed to be his last night on the job.

Police were still on the scene Sunday morning investigating the murder. It is unclear if the clerk had any form of protection with him behind the counter.

Stay with NECN and for continuing developments on this story.

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