- Associated Press - Monday, January 5, 2015

LONGS, S.C. (AP) - Horry County police continue to investigate the robbery shooting death of a gas station clerk last weekend.

Multiple media outlets reported that 40-year-old Bala Paruchuri was found shot to death at a gas station on state Highway 905 near Longs late Friday night.

Officers found several shell casings on the floor when they discovered Paruchuri’s body.

A clerk at the store told police he was walking out of the station’s bathroom when he saw several men robbing Paruchuri. The clerk locked himself in the bathroom when shots were fired.

Surveillance video showed two armed men leaving the store.

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