Berkeley County convenience store robber fires gun inside store

The Pringletown Quick Stop was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night.

A gun was fired inside a Berkeley County convenience store during a robbery Thursday night.

The incident was captured on the store’s video camera.

Pringletown Quick Stop on Old Gilliard Road near Ridgeville was held up shortly before 11 p.m., according to the incident report from the Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office.

The robber fired a gun inside the store and tried to fire a second time but the gun appears to malfunction. He made off with $4,500 and 16 packs of Newport cigarettes.

The suspect was wearing a black jacket, camouflage pants and blue sneakers. He has a thin mustache and goatee.

Reach Dave Munday at 843-937-5553.