Cashier shot to death at convenience store in Gary
Post-Tribune staff report August 18, 2013 11:04PM
Updated: September 20, 2013 6:30AM
A cashier was shot to death Sunday afternoon during an robbery at a Gary convenience store.
Around 12:30 p.m., Oak Lawn, Ill., resident Mihid Abutemeh, 28, was shot in the chest at the Virginia Food Discount Mart, located at 1650 Virginia St.
Gary Police Lt. Del Stout said multiple subjects came into the business with guns and demanded money from Abutemeh. Stout said police aren’t sure if the suspects received any money before killing Abutemeh.
No suspects are in custody at this time.
Cpl. Michael Barnes and Cpl. Jeff Hornyak are investigating the shooting. Anyone with information can call 881-1210.