CLAYTON, N.C. (WNCN) — One person was shot near a Clayton grocery store in broad daylight Sunday afternoon, officials said.

Clayton officials initially said the shooting took place around 4:25 p.m. at Lowe’s Foods at 11711 U.S. 70 Business.

However, police at the scene and officials later confirmed the shooting happened nearby at the Vape and Tobacco World store.

Employees for Vape and Tobacco World told CBS 17 the shooting happened inside their store.

Clayton police said the gunshot victim is a male employee at the store.

The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, police at the scene said.

Sunday night, police released two photos of a man they said was responsible for the shooting, which happened during a fight between a worker and a customer.

 The man was last seen driving a dark color Toyota Camry east on U.S. 70, police said.

Police asked anyone who knows the identity of the man to contact Clayton Police at 919-553-4611.