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NC store owner killed during apparent robbery

By Associated Press
Published On: Dec 11 2012 06:22:04 AM CST
SALISBURY -

Authorities say the owner of a convenience store in Salisbury has died after he was shot during an apparent robbery.
    
Rowan County deputies say 59-year-old Hecham Abualeinan died shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday after he was shot in the head at his Z & H Mart.
    
No arrests have been made. Investigators said they planned to release more details about the shooting later Tuesday.
    
County authorities are working on the case with the State Bureau of Investigation.