2 Shot during attempted 'beer run' in Phoenix

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PHOENIX -- Two people are recovering from gunshot wounds following an early morning attempted robbery at a West Phoenix convenience store.

It happened shortly before 2 a.m. at the Circle K store at 51st Avenue and McDowell Road.

A clerk a couple of his friends spotted somebody a man trying to steal beer.

According to police, the friends attempted to stop the suspect, but he pulled out a gun and opened fire. The friends were also armed. Shots were exchanged.

While two people were hit, neither was seriously wounded.