Clerk killed at gas station identified

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UPDATE: The Bettendorf Police Department released the name of the victim from Saturday’s fatal shooting during an attempted robbery at the Big 10 Mart.

Brittany M. Wilson, 28, from Donahue, Iowa, was killed from an apparent gunshot wound.

Earlier Monday, the parent company of Big 10 Mart, Molo Companies, issued a statement to Local 4 News.

“Late afternoon Saturday, August 17, 2019, one of our team members was shot and killed at our Big 10 Mart Store #69 at 2480 E. 53rd Avenue in Bettendorf, Iowa, in an apparent attempted robbery. The team member’s name is not being released at this time out of respect for her family. No one else was injured and we are cooperating with both the Bettendorf Police Department and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office as they investigate this terrible incident. Molo Companies takes the safety of its team members, customers, and facilities very seriously. We ask for your thoughts and prayers for our lost team member, her family and friends, and for the Molo Companies’ family.”

EARLIER UPDATE: Police are investigating an attempted robbery that happened last night at the Big 10 Mart on the corner of 53rd Avenue and 18th Street in Bettendorf.

A 28-year old female clerk was killed from an apparent gunshot wound during an attempted robbery, according to the press release sent out by the Bettendorf Police Department.

BPD is urging if anyone has information regarding this incident to please contact them at: 563-344-4015 or Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at: 309-762-9500.

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