Deputies: Store clerk fears for her life, shoots robbery suspect

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - An overnight robbery attempt in Richland County ended in a shootout with a store clerk Wednesday morning.  One person was sent to the hospital.

Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff's Department say three black males armed with handguns entered the Corner Pantry store at 5413 Forest Drive to commit a robbery.  After demanding money and lottery tickets, investigators say the suspects fired several shots in the air.