From Cleveland’s NewsNet5.com of May 5, 2006
Robbery Suspect Killed In Gunfire Exchange With Deli Owner
Owner's Son Is Shot In CrossfireOwner's Son Is Shot In Crossfire
A robbery suspect is fatally shot and a deli owner's son is injured after gunfire is exchanged during a robbery attempt at an eastside deli.
The incident occurred Thursday night during a robbery attempt at Mike's Food Market, on East 65th Street.
Police said the suspect entered the store with a gun and mask, and demanded money. Deli owner Marwan Dayem, 47, and his 19-year-old son, Abedeldhmai, began to gather the money, and then Marwan Dayem grabbed a gun he had behind the counter.
He began to exchange gunfire with the suspect, who was struck. The suspect fled the store, and collapsed about a block away. He was transported to MetroHealth Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Abedeldhmai Dayem was shot in the forehead. His injuries are not life-threatening, and he is being treated at Metro.
The identity of the suspect has not been released.