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Bystander killed while trying to escape store robbery in Knox County

Do you know this man accused of killing a bystander at Knox County store?

State police say this man shot and killed a bystander early Wednesday morning at A&B Quick Stop in Knox County. The suspect fled on foot and has not been located, according to police.
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State police say this man shot and killed a bystander early Wednesday morning at A&B Quick Stop in Knox County. The suspect fled on foot and has not been located, according to police.

A gunman shot and killed a bystander who tried to escape from a Knox County store during a robbery early Wednesday, according to Kentucky State Police.

The shooting happened at the A & B Quick Stop on U.S 25E at Gray, which is near Corbin, at 12:05 a.m., police said.

A man wearing a gray hoodie, black pants and tan boots entered the store and pointed a gun at the clerk when a bystander tried to run out and the robber fired several shots at him, police said in a news release.

Gary Medlin, 25, of Barbourville, died.

The gunman then fled and had not been located as of early Wednesday, police said.

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