Mesquite store clerk shot during robbery

A store clerk was shot during a robbery in Mesquite early Friday morning.

Police said two men came into the Chevron store near Highway 80 and Town East Boulevard around 1 a.m.

They took cash and then took off, but one of them left his shoes behind.

It's not yet clear if the robbers shot the clerk or if he was injured by his own gun.

He was treated at the hospital for a gunshot wound to his leg.

Investigators plan to review surveillance video of the crime.

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