By CBS13 Staff

CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot a 7-Eleven clerk in Citrus Heights Monday night.

According to the Citrus Heights Police Department, the shooting happened at around 8:15 p.m. at the 7-Eleven at Auburn Boulevard and Greenback Lane.

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The suspect was described as a Black man with black clothing and wearing a ski mask.

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Citrus Heights police said the clerk’s gunshot wound was described as non-life-threatening.

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The pair reportedly got into a verbal altercation, but the circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation.