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Manhunt Underway After Cash Carrier Is Ambushed At Publix

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ALTAMONTE SPRINGS (CBSMiami/AP) — A money carrier for an armored truck has been hospitalized after he was shot in the head during a robbery Friday inside a Publix grocery store.

Surveillance video showed the gunman patiently waiting inside the supermarket's entrance for the armored truck driver to exit the store, carrying the daily deposit bag of cash.

That's when the suspect opened fire, striking the man in the head.

Altamonte Springs Police said the money carrier was alert when he was transported to the hospital.

The shooter escaped with a getaway driver but the car was found abandoned a short time later.

Investigators pointed out the man's distinct orange Phoenix Suns cap.

They have not released the amount of cash that was stolen.

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