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Store owner ambushed leaving work

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A store owner who was walking to his SUV after work was ambushed and shot in the Pleasant Grove area of Dallas.

It happened around 10 p.m. Thursday at the Food Mart store off Highway 175 and Elam Road.

Police believe the gunman was trying to rob the owner, but he ran off without taking anything.

The victim was shot several times in the hand and chest area. He was able to call 911 for help.

Paramedics rushed the store owner to a local hospital. His current condition has not been released.

He's owned the Food Mart for at least 10 years.

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