Police say the shooting of 2 NC clerks related

ZEBULON, N.C - NORTH CAROLINA (AP) - Police say the shootings of two clerks within 20 minutes at two North Carolina convenience stores are related.

WRAL-TV in Raleigh reported Thursday that two armed men entered two Shop 'N Go stores late Wednesday, demanded money and then shot the clerks. The first victim was an 18-year-old clerk at a store in Stancil's Chapel whose name was not released. The men entered a second store near Zebulon minutes later and shot 62-year-old Wesley Davis.

Both victims were taken to a Raleigh hospital. Their conditions were not available early Thursday. Johnston County Sheriff Steve Bizzell told the TV station the shootings are related, but did not offer any details. Police have a description of the shooters are searching for the suspects.

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