Police said three men walked into the store and announced the robbery at about 3:30 a.m. Monday. The clerk, Youssef Kamal Erian Attia, 48, of Glenn Burnie, tried to run out of the store. One of the culprits, who was armed with a handgun, shot Attia.
Police found him on the ground inside the store. He had been shot in the chest and died at the scene.
The culprits fled on foot. They were last seen going north on Marley Neck Boulevard. Police with K-9 dogs canvassed the area but couldn't find the suspects. It's not clear if they got away with any money.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Regina Gow at the Homicide Unit at (410) 222-3417 or call the Anne Arundel County Police Department at (410) 222-8610. If you want to remain anonymous you can call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCK UP. You can also text "MCS plus your message" to CRIMES (274637).
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