Police: 2 shot to death at North Carolina convenience store

May 11, 2020 GMT

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) — Two people were shot and killed as they sat inside a car at a convenience store, police said Monday.

The Hickory Police Department said in a news release that a 911 caller told dispatchers that a man with a handgun walked up to a car at the convenience store late Sunday night and shot into the car. Police said the suspect fled on foot.

According to the news release, Xzavion Rashawn Watts, 20, died at a local hospital, and Damarion Isaiah Sharpe, 16, was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators think the suspect knew his victims and targeted them.