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Tacony Store Owner Shot Dead In Front Of His Family

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The owner of a restaurant and corner store in Tacony was shot dead in front of his wife and child on Friday night.

Police responded to calls for shots fired inside the Jin House corner store on Longshore Avenue near Tulip Street around 7 p.m. on Friday.

When they arrived, they found the 27-year-old store owner shot once in the chest on the floor behind the counter. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Reportedly, the man’s wife was inside the store holding their child when her husband was shot.

Police say that surveillance video caught the suspects fleeing on foot from the store. The suspects were both wearing masks.

No money was taken from the register, and the suspects left a tip jar sitting on the counter.

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