EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- An employee was shot in the leg during an attempted robbery at a Dollar Tree in Brooklyn Wednesday night.
Police say the incident happened around 8:40 p.m. at a Dollar Tree located at 679 Van Sinderen Avenue in East New York.
The victim, a 61-year-old male employee, was shot one time in the leg.
He was taken to Brookdale Hospital where he's listed in stable condition.
The male suspect fled from the scene. He was last seen wearing camouflage clothing.
Police are looking into whether he removed any property from the store.
The investigation is ongoing.