Police: One person shot at Circle K in Centerfield

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By Amanda Manning

This story has been updated.

A man shot someone at the Circle K in Centerfield this morning after they tried to stop him from stealing beer. 

Oldham County Police responded to the shooting at the Circle K gas station at 3 a.m. this morning.

Police said a white male entered the store just before 3 a.m., and attempted to steal a case of beer.

An employee and the victim confronted him at the entrance and tried to stop him at the door.

He then displayed a handgun and tried to run past the victim.

“The victim grabbed the suspect who then turned and shot the victim and fled the scene on foot,” Oldham County Police said in a press release.

The victim suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen and was transported to University Hospital in Louisville with non-life-threatening injuries. The victim was a customer.

Two suspects have been taken into custody and the firearm has been recovered. Oldham County Police is expected to release more information soon.