South Fulton community mourns the loss of store clerk killed during robbery
“He’s everything to me. Not only an employee. He’s family.”
ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Members of the South Fulton community are grieving the loss of a convenience store clerk and father of two who was shot and killed during a robbery on Welcome All Road.
The City of South Fulton Police Department says officers responded to the Quick Pick Food Mart in reference to a person shot and found the store clerk suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.
“He’s everything to me. Not only an employee. He’s family. And my right-hand man for me in my business,” said Quick Pick Food Mart Seyed Buhari.
Officials say the shooting appears to be the result of a robbery.
Surveillance video shows two gunmen allegedly entering the store, demanding money and shooting the clerk before running away.
“It makes me more angry than anything that somebody could do something like that to somebody I personally know,” said Terrence Williams, a frequent shopper.
The store clerk has been identified as a 44-year-old man. His name is not being released at this time.
South Fulton police believe the two gunmen may have also robbed a Dollar General on 4837 Roosevelt Highway just before robbing the Quick Pick Food Mart. The two could possibly be traveling in a newer model Bronze Chevrolet Malibu.
If you have any information on the armed robbery, please contact Det. Garcia at 470-809-7368. If you have any information on the Homicide, please contact Sgt. Moss at 470-240-1279.
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