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Around 11:30 p.m. Thursday night, employees at a Harris Teeter in Salisbury were held hostage overnight as a suspect attempted to rob the grocery store.
Police attempted to negotiate with the suspect, but when he threatened to hurt a hostage, an officer fired one shot, taking down the suspect. The suspect was immediately taken to the hospital. All hostages were unharmed and evacuated safely.
An investigation is ongoing.
Written by Clarke Jones
Source: Fox 46 Charlotte