Deputies: Suspect shot during robbery in Marlboro County

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A man is in the hospital awaiting surgery after being shot around 8:45 Monday morning at a convenience store off of Carolina Church Road in the Clio area of Marlboro County, according to Marlboro County Sheriff Charles Lemon.

Lemon said the man roughed up the store’s owner during the robbery. He said at some point, shots were fired and the suspect hit.

Lemon added he can’t say who fired the shot.

Neighbors tell us several deputies passed their homes in urgency to get to the scene.

Lemon said he will provide more information later Monday afternoon.

We'll continue to update this story as more information comes in.

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