ALTAMONTE SPRINGS (CBSMiami/AP) — A money carrier for an armored truck has been hospitalized after he was shot in the head during a robbery Friday inside a Publix grocery store.READ MORE: Travel Restricted From Southern Africa, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant Concerns
Surveillance video showed the gunman patiently waiting inside the supermarket’s entrance for the armored truck driver to exit the store, carrying the daily deposit bag of cash.
That’s when the suspect opened fire, striking the man in the head.
Altamonte Springs Police said the money carrier was alert when he was transported to the hospital.READ MORE: Alex Ovechkin's Hat Trick Gives Capitals 4-3 Victory Over Panthers
The shooter escaped with a getaway driver but the car was found abandoned a short time later.
Investigators pointed out the man’s distinct orange Phoenix Suns cap.
They have not released the amount of cash that was stolen.MORE NEWS: Man Shot While Driving On I-75; FHP: At Least One Vehicle Shot At On S. Fla. Highways Every Week
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