Police Searching for Suspects in Robbery and Fatal Shooting at Bowling Green Grocery Store

Mar 20, 2017

Bowling Green Police have released this security surveillance photo of one of the suspects involved in a robbery and fatal shooting at La Placita market on Morgantown Road
Credit Bowling Green Police Dept.

Bowling Green Police are continuing to search for three suspects involved in shooting a man to death during a robbery at a grocery store.

The fatal shooting happened at La Placita market on Morgantown Road at about 3 p.m. on March 17.

Thirty-one-year-old Jose Cruz died of a gunshot wound and one woman was injured, but police have not released her name.

The two suspects who entered the store are described as short Hispanic men in their late 20s and early 30s.

One was wearing a camouflage hooded jack and the other had on a dark hooded jacket with the logo H2L on the back. Those two, along with a third man, fled the scene in a dark-colored sedan.

Law enforcement is asking anyone who may have information about the incident to call Bowling Green Police at 270-393-4000.