Salisbury store owner killed during apparent robbery

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Hecham Abualeinan

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — 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.

Credit: The Associated Press.