Man kills 80-year-old immigrant over 50 cents, police say

41-year-old man of fatally shooting store clerk


BROOKLYN, NY – Mark Thomas wanted to buy a $2 beer, but he was 50 cents short, so after the store clerk refused to sell it to him, he returned with revenge, police said, according to the New York Post

About four hours later, Thomas, 41, walked into the 797 Deli in East New York with a gun, according to police.

Thomas is accused of firing inside the store and killing Abdulla Yafaee, 80, an immigrant from Yemen who worked there.


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