DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — Loved ones gathered in Ridley Township Saturday to mourn a father of five who was shot and killed during a robbery. Ridley Township police are still searching for who pulled the trigger.
Samer Abdulah was shot and killed while working at the Empire Smoke Shop in Crum Lynne. Authorities said they found him behind the counter.READ MORE: Social Media Photo Of Student With BB Gun Led To Academy Park High School Lockdown, Delaware County DA Says
Authorities caught the suspect on surveillance video, running away.
Those who attended the vigil Saturday said the loss of Abdulah is difficult to comprehend.READ MORE: Hacker Stole Jefferson Health Patients' Billing Information In November Data Breach
“He was a really good person. He was shy. He was good to his customers,” Antoinette Haren, a loved one, said. “And we just don’t have any rhyme or reason to why someone would want to do this to him.”
She added, “We want justice, you know? We just want the person found. Our hearts are broken, and we lost a really good person.”MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Postponing COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate For City Workers Again
Anyone who recognized the suspect should call authorities.