The owner of a Salisbury convenience store was shot and killed during a robbery Monday night.
Rowan County authorities said 59-year-old Hecham Abualeinan was shot and killed during a robbery at the Z&H Mart off of Mooresville Road around 9:30 p.m.
When authorities arrived at the convenience store they discovered Abualeinan suffered a gunshot wound to the head.
Investigators from the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office and the NC SBI are currently working this investigation.
Authorities have not yet released anymore details in the robbery. Anyone with information about this incident, is asked to contact Lt. Chad Moose, at 704-216-8687; or Rowan County Crimestoppers, at 1-866-639-5245.