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Authorities are currently investigating a robbery in North Charleston.

The North Charleston Police Departments and Charleston County officials responded to the A1 Food Mart on Spruill Ave and Bexley Street, shortly after 1 am in response to a robbery and shots fired.

According to officials, two store employees had exited the store and locked the front door when they were approached by an unknown person who presented a handgun and forced them back inside. The suspect demanded money and in the process fired a shot, striking one of the employees. 

The suspect then fled the store.

The victim was transported to MUSC.
The suspect is described as  B/M  5'09-6'00 medium - stocky build.  He was wearing a black ski mask, black shirt, brown camouflage pants and black shoes.

If you have any information, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 554-1111.
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