Muncie liquor store clerk shoots robber

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Muncie Police say a liquor store clerk shot a man Friday night who was attempting to rob the store.

Investigators say Anthony Williams, 46, Muncie, was shot during the attempted robbery Friday night.  It happened about 11:20 p.m. at Fifteenth-Hoyt Liquor Store on Muncie's south side.

Investigators say Williams entered the store and pretended he had a gun.  When the clerk thought Williams was trying to grab a gun behind the counter, she grabbed the gun and ran.  Williams ran after her and a struggle broke out.  The gun went off, hitting Williams in the thigh.

Williams now faces a felony robbery charge.

Williams was taken to Ball Memorial Hospital with a single gun shot wound.  On Saturday, investigators said Williams was doing fine and recovering from surgery.