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A man who reportedly attacked a customer in a Hollister convenience store Sunday night was shot in the leg, according to the Halifax County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies responded to Journigan’s Convenient Mart around 7:30 p.m. after receiving a report of the shooting, Chief Deputy Scott Hall said.

Deputies learned a man was in the store shopping when he was approached by Tyrese Lynch, 22, of Hollister.

Lynch purportedly began attacking the customer, who fled outside and got inside a vehicle.

Lynch jumped on the vehicle and continued to strike the victim as he was attempting to leave the scene.

The driver fired a shot at Lynch and struck him in the leg.

Hall said further investigation will determine whether charges will be filed.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective R. Marshall at 252-583-8201 or Halifax County Crimestoppers at 252-583-4444.