Hurie Quick Jr., of 336 Cherokee Lane in Lillington, got into an argument with James Larry Kitchens 42, of 948 S. Bag St. in Sanford, while standing in the check-out line around 11 p.m., according to the arrest report.
During the argument, Quick assaulted Kitchens, who pulled out a gun and fired twice, the arrest report says.
No one was injured, but the store at 3310 N.C. Highway 87 South was evacuated and closed for about 25 minutes.
Quick was charged with assault and given a first court date of Sept. 9.
Kitchens faces charges of carrying a concealed weapon and discharging a firearm within city limits. He was released from the Lee County Jail under a $1,000 secured bond.