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James Murray, 22, allegedly tried to rob a 7-Eleven, but he got shot instead of some quick cash.

On September 9, 2019 at 3:04 a.m., the 7-Eleven on 5343 Monroe Road Charlotte, NC was robbed. 

James allegedly entered the 7-Eleven in an attempt to rob it, and then discharged a gun striking the store owner. The store owner, who was legally armed, perceived an imminent threat. The owner then fired a personal gun and struck the suspect.

The suspect fled the scene but was located nearby with a gunshot wound. A blood trial led to the suspect's location which was at a nearby business. The victim and suspect were both transported by Medic to Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center with serious injuries.   

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Upon release from the hospital, James will be served with warrants for attempted robbery with a dangerous weapon, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and possession of a firearm by a felon.