REMBERT, SC (WIS) – An armed robbery sent a Sumter County store owner to the hospital Monday night with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The shooting happened at Dixon's Shopping Center on Highway 261 around 10:00 p.m.
Deputies say when they arrived at the store at 1290 N. Kings Hwy., they found Charles Dixon lying on the floor with a gunshot would to the stomach. Dixon was flown to a Richland County hospital by helicopter.
The victim is Charles "Roy" Dixon, who owns the gas station/liquor store. Dixon's brother, Jimmy, told WIS that Monday night's armed robbery was the third time the store has been robbed, "recently." Dixon said his brother is "expected to be fine."