SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Authorities are searching for a man caught on camera launching beer can-after-beer can at a liquor store clerk.

Salama Sedra is back on the job in Santa Ana after taking several canned Coronas to the body recently, after the customer botched a beer run.

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“He hit me. I had to defend myself. That’s a can. It’s a very heavy can. If he hits someone like that he can kill him,” the clerk said.

“I had God with me that’s my protection. That’s all I have. I don’t have anything to protect me just defense by my hands.”

Sedra also had a Corona he launched at the customer, chasing him out the store.

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He’s afraid this guy could do some major damage to the next clerk he comes across.

“What about for later?” he asked. “If he had gun …  knife, killed someone. I hope police do something.”

The suspect got away in a green SUV.

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He could face assault and battery charges.