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Convenience Store Owner Shot In Vance County

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VANCE COUNTY — Vance County deputies are looking for two robbers who shot a convenience store owner.

The shooting happened Friday afternoon at Samm's Grill in north Henderson. Deputies say two men wearing masks walked into the store demanding money.

When they did not get it, they dragged the owner into the street and shot him twice in the arm and leg. Authorities are looking for three men, including the man driving a getaway car, a tan Toyota Camry.

Ali Al-Gaifi, known to his friends as Sammy, was taken to UNC Hospitals.

Doctors say he is in fair condition. -->


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