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Store Clerk In Camden Allegedly Kills Possible Robber

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A man is dead after an altercation with a 7-Eleven store clerk in Camden, New Jersey.

According to Camden officials, the incident began when a Camden man, Houston Calhoun, 27-years-old, entered the 7-Eleven on the Marlton Pike about 2:30 a.m. and started an argument with the clerk working there, 28-year-old Felipe Medina.

Calhoun grabbed a baton that Medina had in his waistband and assaulted the clerk with it. Medina is alleged to have grabbed a knife and stabbed Calhoun.

Calhoun died approximately a half hour later.

The incident remains under investigation. Medina has been cooperative with investigators and no charges have been filed against him at this time.

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