Circumstances around gas station shooting unclear

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- A man is recovering after being shot at the Citgo at American Way and Perkins.

TheĀ 54-year-old man was able to leave and make it to an address in the 4800 block of Cloister where he called for help.

When police went to the store, the clerk said a man pulled a knife and demanded money and the two fought before the man with the knife ran.

the man who was shot said he wanted to buy beer but was refused.

He said he confronted the clerk and was shot.

The man who was shot is in non-critical condition.