Laurel grocery store employee abducted, shot

The Laurel Police Department is investigating the robbery and abduction of a Kroger store employee.

Investigators said he was kidnapped from the store's parking lot around 9 p.m. Monday. He was found on the 2200 block of Highway 15 South suffering from a minor gunshot wound.

The victim was treated and released. Police said two black males in a four-door Jeep Cherokee could be involved in the case.