Shot fired during armed robbery of Columbus County mini mart

Shot fired during armed robbery of Columbus County mini mart
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COLUMBUS COUNTY, N.C. (WECT) - Deputies say a suspect fired a gunshot during an armed robbery at a Columbus County store on Tuesday.

The Columbus Columbus Sheriff’s Office said officers responded to Donnie’s Mini Mart on Old Lake Road in Bolton around 11:30 p.m. after receiving reports of an armed robbery.

The victim said two armed men entered the store and demanded money from the register.

One of the suspects reportedly fired a gunshot into a wall after storming into the business.

The suspects made off with cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of crash.

The sheriff’s office is investigating.

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