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Deputies: Man killed, 2 suspects sought in convenience store robbery

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BENSON — One man was killed in an early Thursday armed robbery at the Scotchman convenience store in the McGee's Crossroads community.

The Johnston County Sheriff's Office responded at 1:30 a.m. to the store at N.C. 210 and Interstate 40 to investigate a robbery and a shooting, said Capt. Jeff Caldwell.  Caldwell said one man was dead at the scene. 

Sheriff's deputies are seeking two suspects in the robbery and killing. No additional details are being released at this time, said Caldwell.

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