LONG BEACH (AP) — Police have released dramatic video of a gun-wielding robber who shot a Long Beach store clerk to death.
Long Beach police hope the video will help in identifying the gunman and a cohort who held up the convenience store last Saturday.
The video shows the robber approach the counter, pull a chrome revolver from his waistband, detain and rob a customer and then turn his attention back to the clerk, Sor Phouam. The shooting is not shown.
Officers responding to a shots-fired call at 8 p.m. found the 53-year-old clerk wounded in the upper torso. He died at a hospital.
Police say they hope the male customer who was robbed will come forward because he may have useful information.
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