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Store owner halts armed robbery, NJ.com, New Jersey, 01/14/15

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

A man armed with a gun entered the New Neighborhood Deli Supermarket in Newark, N.J. and attempted to rob the store. The store owner responded by retrieving a firearm and shooting the criminal, ending the attempted robbery.

An investigation revealed that the armed robber has a criminal record involving drug and weapons offences. A store employee told a local media outlet that he and the owner would not let fear stop them from working, stating, “To make a life, you have to work… Some people don’t want to work.” (NJ.com, New Jersey, 01/14/15)

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