OKMULGEE, Okla. - An Okmulgee gas station attendant was shot during an armed robbery early Wednesday morning.
Police officers responded to Kum & Go at 1201 W. 4th St. around 2:45 a.m.
Okmulgee Chief of Police Joe Prentice told 2NEWS four males entered the store, all wearing bandanas. Two of the suspects were armed with handguns.
Prentice said one of the suspects went behind the counter and attacked the clerk, shooting him multiple times.
The suspects fled the store, stealing beer and cigarettes.
The victim, identified as 21-year-old Jacob Rogers, was taken to the local hospital. He was later transported to Tulsa for further treatment.
Police have four juveniles in custody.
Initially they arrested two 17-year-olds and a 14-year-old were booked in the Okmulgee County Jail on complaints of robbery with a firearm and shooting with intent to kill.
Later, after positively identifying the fourth suspect in the case, they arrested a third 17-year-old -- also on complaints of robbery with a firearm and shooting with intent to kill.
Police said the district attorney's office assisted police in the investigation.
Officials have released on information on the victim's status.
Copyright 2013 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
The comparisons to the May 3, 1999 tornado began shortly after Monday's deadly twister tore through Moore.