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Three shot at Nash County convenience store

Posted October 27, 2013

Three people were shot at La Pasada Mexican Grill, at 5902 S. N.C. Highway 58 in Nashville, on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013.

— Three people were shot at a convenience store Sunday night in the Sandy Cross community in Nashville, Nash County Sheriff Dick Jenkins said.

The shooting happened around 8:15 p.m. at La Pasada Mexican Grill, at 5902 S. N.C. Highway 58.

A description of the shooter was vague. Jenkins said investigators are looking for a man who was wearing a plaid shirt, blue jeans and cowboy boots and was last seen in a green Dodge Dakota pickup truck.

He did not comment on a possible motive for the crime.

The victims were taken to Nash General Hospital in Rocky Mount, and two were later transported to a hospital in Greenville. Their conditions weren't available Sunday night.

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