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Security guard shot and killed at Salisbury shopping center, police say

Investigators found the victim was working as a security guard at Fish Arcade and Games in Salisbury when individuals attempted to rob the business at gunpoint.

SALISBURY, N.C. — The Salisbury Police Department is investigating a homicide in a shopping center early Wednesday morning.

Around 11 p.m., officers responded to a call about a shooting at a shopping center on Statesville Boulevard, not far from Jake Alexander Boulevard North.

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Officers found 56-year-old William Eugene Mclane with injuries from the shooting. Mclane died from his injuries after first responders attempted to treat him for his injuries, according to police.

Investigators later found that Mclane was working as a security guard at Fish Arcade and Games in Salisbury when individuals attempted to rob the business at gunpoint.

No other commercial businesses at the same location were involved or targeted during the incident, according to police.

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