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Police: Search underway for 3 suspects in Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting

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A search is underway for 3 suspects in a Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting. (SOURCE: SPD) A search is underway for 3 suspects in a Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting. (SOURCE: SPD)
A search is underway for 3 suspects in a Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting. (SOURCE: SPD) A search is underway for 3 suspects in a Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting. (SOURCE: SPD)
A search is underway for 3 suspects in a Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting. (SOURCE: SPD) A search is underway for 3 suspects in a Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting. (SOURCE: SPD)
A search is underway for 3 suspects in a Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting. (SOURCE: SPD) A search is underway for 3 suspects in a Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting. (SOURCE: SPD)
A search is underway for 3 suspects in a Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting. (SOURCE: SPD) A search is underway for 3 suspects in a Spartanburg armed robbery, shooting. (SOURCE: SPD)
SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Authorities are investigating reports of a robbery and shooting in Spartanburg on Wednesday night.

Police said they responded to reports of an armed robbery incident at a business on the 500 block of Howard Street.

Reports say that 3 male suspects entered the business demanding employees give them money from the register.

One male suspect reportedly produced a handgun and shot a male employee at least one time, striking him in the right hand. A female employee was also in the business during the incident, but according to reports, she was not injured.

The male employee was transported by EMS to Spartanburg Regional Medical Hospital for treatment, according to police.

FOX Carolina crews at the scene said the area was taped off.

Officers said a search with K-9s was underway for two of the suspects, but was unsuccessful.

An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIMESC or Investigator Kirby at 864-809-0840.

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