NEWARK, Del.- Delaware State Police have released the name of an employee at a 7-11 store in Newark who was shot and killed during an early Wednesday morning robbery.
The employee has been identified as 48-year-old Mohammed Rafique Ullah of Newark.
Troopers said two men wearing masks, one of whom was armed with a handgun, entered the store on Four Seasons Parkway at about 12:40 a.m. and demanded money from Ullah. Police said Ullah gave the men cash. As the suspects were fleeing the store, investigators said one of them shot at Ullah, striking him in the upper body.
Police said the suspects then fled in an unknown direction.
Ullah was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was turned over to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine cause and manner of death.
According to police, the suspects were described as black males wearing masks and dark clothing. At least one suspect was armed with an unknown type of handgun.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact 911 or the DSP Homicide Unit, Detective William Porter at (302) 531-5892 or Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333. Information may also be provided via www.tipsubmit.com. Send an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword "DSP."
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