North Phoenix clerk shot and killed during armed robbery

Police have identified Mikhail Y. Khachaturov, 56, as the clerk who was shot and killed during a robbery Saturday afternoon.

At 7th Street and Dunlap, a suspect tried robbing a "We Buy Gold" store. Things went terribly wrong, and the gunman shot the clerk and then fled the scene.

Police say witnesses heard a gunshot go off in the shop. When police arrived, they found Khachaturov with a gunshot wound.

He died at the hospital.

At the moment, police say it's unclear what led up to the deadly shooting. Police are still looking for the suspect.

If you have any information on this crime, you're asked to call (480)-WITNESS.