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Hoke store clerk shot during robbery

Posted April 8, 2011

— A clerk at a convenience store in Hoke County was shot during an armed robbery on Wednesday night, the sheriff's office announced Thursday.

Sheriff Hubert Peterkin said that clerk Nasir Husein was critically injured in the shooting at the Zip N Mart, at Arabia and Golf Course roads in Stonewall, around 9 p.m. Husein was taken to a local hospital, where he underwent surgery.

Peterkin said that detectives are searching for several individuals who might have been involved in the shooting.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Capt. John Kivett, with the Hoke County Sheriff's Office, at 910-624-5562.


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  • ccs1920 Apr 8, 2011

    Sherlock/ What are you trying to say?

  • Sherlock Apr 8, 2011

    This place is in the middle of no were and it is not patroled that offen by the sheriff, so it is no suprise that this happened. The sheriff should do more to protect the community outside the city of raeford, but then he is trying to take the city into his county.