Store clerk killed, 2 hurt in Hertford County shooting

ASHOSKIE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a female clerk has been killed and two men hurt in a shooting at a Hertford County convenience store.

Police told media outlets the shooting happened about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Murphy Express on U.S. Highway 13 in Ahoskie.

The name of the clerk killed has not been released. Authorities say the two men are expected to survive.

Police have issued a first-degree murder warrant against Shakur Stephenson of Murfreesboro. He has not been arrested.

Investigators haven’t given a motive for the shooting.

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