Petal Police investigating robbery, shooting at nail salon

Petal Police investigating robbery, shooting at nail salon
Source: Petal Police Dept.
Source: Petal Police Dept.

PETAL, MS (WDAM) - Petal Police are looking for the man who robbed a downtown business Saturday and then shot its owner, before running away.

Investigators say it happened at R&K Nails on West Central Avenue shortly after 11 a.m.

They say a man entered the salon, displayed a handgun and then robbed three people inside.

He then shot the store owner in the abdomen and fired another shot at his wife, before running outside and heading east.

The owner, who has not been identified, is in stable condition in the hospital.

Police say the suspect is a medium-built, black or Hispanic man, who was wearing dark clothing and a dark mask over his face.

Call Petal Police or Crimestoppers if you can help police catch the suspect.