Young man shot while working at Coinjock convenience store

A 19-year-old man was shot at the Pig N Mor’ convenience store in Currituck County on Saturday evening.

The shooting happened around 5 p.m. at the store at 4473 Caratoke Highway in Coinjock, the Currituck County Sheriff’s Office said. The victim was flown by helicopter to a trauma center in unknown condition.

The sheriff’s office said a suspect came into the store and shot the victim, who was working at the time. It was unclear Saturday evening if that person has been arrested or what might have led to the shooting.

A large law enforcement and EMS presence remained on scene this evening.

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