7-Eleven clerk shot and killed during Northwest Indiana robbery

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HAMMOND, Ill. —  A 7-Eleven clerk was shot and killed during a robbery in Hammond, Ind.

It happened at about 4:30 a.m. Wednesday at a store at Hohman and Highland.

The victim was Roger Unton, 60, from Blue Island, Ill.

He was shot and killed when he worked his usual night shift from 10pm to 6am.

A man walked in and tried to rob the store and shot Unton multiple times.

Unton later died at a nearby hospital.

Police are reviewing surveillance footage to try and identify the suspect but police are asking for any help in tracking down the killer.

The 7-Eleven is located 6031 Hohman Avenue in Hammond, Ind.