BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Buffalo Police are searching for a suspect who may have been surprised by a store clerk's reaction to an armed robbery.

The suspect, armed, entered the Mobile Gas station in the 200 block of Porter Avenue just after 5 p.m Saturday.

The store clerk chased the suspect out of the gas station, police say. When outside the store, the suspect pointed a gun at the clerk.

The clerk then shot at the suspect. The suspect was not struck and then fled from the scene.