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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 15, 2016)– Police say a convenience store clerk is dead after an attempted robbery on the city’s far east side Friday.

Officers were called to Cumberland Express Mart & Tobacco Outlet at 11140 East Washington Street around 6:45 p.m. on a report of a person shot.

Upon arrival officers learned that a male employee, Khushwilder Singh, 24, was suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Singh was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Cumberland Police Department has determined that Singh was shot in an attempted armed robbery, but nothing was taken.

The police department describes the suspect as two male black teens armed with handguns. One teen was wearing a black or blue hooded sweatshirt and the other teen was wearing a gray colored hooded jacket or coat.

After the incident both suspects fled the store and may have entered a white vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Cumberland Police Department at 317-894-3525.