SUMTER COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A clerk at a Sumter County convenience store was killed in a rain of gunfire Friday night, and police are now seeking two suspects.
According to the Sumter Police Department, two masked men entered the Save-Mart Grocery store on Manning Avenue around 6:59 p.m. and immediately opened fire on an employee. Sumter County officials identified the man as 57-year-old Vijaykumar Patel.
Patel was struck and died as a result of his wounds.
The two suspects, meanwhile, fled the scene. A description of the two men was not made available.
If you have any information about this incident, you are urged to contact Crimestoppers in any of the following ways: Call 1-888-CRIME SC (888-274-6372) or visit www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and email a tip. Your identity will be kept anonymous, and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.