(AP) — Police in Newark are searching for three unidentified men they
say shot and killed a city deli worker while attempting to rob his
The Essex County prosecutor's office says two armed, masked suspects entered the deli on Clinton Avenue and demanded cash.
Police say 18-year-old Jamil Bader Jr. was fatally shot while trying to stop the robbery.
The three suspects fled the scene in a silver or gray 300 series BMW.
Bader was working in his family's corner store around 9:55 p.m. on Thursday when the shooting took place.
He was taken to Newark's University Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 10:07 p.m.
Police Director Samuel DeMaio expressed dismay at Bader's killing and
is asking for the public's help in identifying the suspects.
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