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Arrest Made in Killing of Bronx Gas Station Worker

Lamin Sellah, 28, had only been on the job for a week, a co-worker said

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    A 28-year-old gas station attendant who co-workers say was on the job for only a week was shot dead in the Bronx during what police say was an attempted robbery Tuesday night. Gus Rosendale has the story.

    Police have arrested and charged a 21-year-old man in the killing of a gas station worker in the Bronx during an attempted robbery last week.

    Co-workers said Lamin Sellah, 28, had worked at the gas station near East 182 Street and Southern Boulevard for only a week  when he was shot dead.

    Surveillance Video of Gas Station Killer

    [NY] Surveillance Video of Gas Station Killer
    A 28-year-old gas station attendant who co-workers say was on the job for only a week was shot dead in the Bronx during what police say was an attempted robbery Tuesday night.

    Police arrested Freddie McGrier, 21, on Friday and charged him with murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.

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    Police said two suspects were involved in the robbery shooting -- one as a lookout, the other as a shooter. The would-be robbers seemed to have fled without stealing anything, and Sellah still had money in his pockets.

    The NYPD did not have any information about the second suspect.

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