2 sought in attempted robbery at 7-Eleven in Morris Heights

Shots were fired inside a Morris Heights 7-Eleven

Shots were fired inside a Morris Heights 7-Eleven early Monday morning.

MORRIS HEIGHTS - Police are looking for two suspects in the attempted robbery of a 7-Eleven convenience store in Morris Heights.

Police say two men followed a customer inside the store and demanded money. When the customer refused, one of the suspects pulled out a gun and shots were fired.

A police source says that prior to the shooting, a dispute between a group of young men broke out in the vicinity of the 7-Eleven store. Authorities are working to determine whether the incidents are connected.

There were no reported injuries following both incidents.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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