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Clerk shot to death at Fort Worth gun store

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Police are looking for this customer seen on camera.
Police are looking for this customer seen on camera. Fort Worth Police Department

Fort Worth police are looking for a man seen on video in a gun supply shop before the store’s clerk was gunned down Saturday night.

The clerk, 32-year-old Eric Kent Peterson, was shot several times at about 6:01 p.m. at the Military Gun Supply store at 2901 S. Cravens Road off East Loop 820, according to police. He died at the store, police said.

Police are now asking for the public’s help identifying a man caught on surveillance video purchasing an item from Peterson before he was shot.

“I can only say that he is a person that homicide detectives would like to speak to,” said Cpl. Tracey Knight, a Fort Worth police spokeswoman.

Knight would not say whether the man seen on video is suspected of shooting the clerk.

Fort Worth police would not say whether they know of a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information on the man’s identity or the homicide is asked to call the Fort Worth Police Department at 817-335-4222 or Crime Stoppers at 817-469-TIPS (8477). — Monica S. Nagy

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