Sonic employee shot during robbery

Austin Police investigate after woman is shot during a robbery of a Northeast Austin Sonic. (Juan Salinas/KXAN)
Austin Police investigate after woman is shot during a robbery of a Northeast Austin Sonic. (Juan Salinas/KXAN)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin Police are investigating after an employee at a Northeast Austin Sonic was shot during a robbery Tuesday night.

According to police, the woman was closing up the restaurant on 1605 E. Parmer Lane when she was shot around 11:20 p.m. Austin-Travis County EMS says the woman’s injuries are serious but not life-threatening. The woman, estimated to be in her 20s, is expected to be okay.

Austin police are looking for two men in connection with the robbery. So far, they have not released a clear description of the suspects.

APD says the suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

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