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ATLANTA — A young Ethiopian movie director Beyene Jagama shot and killed where he worked as a convenience store clerk during an early morning robbery in southeast Atlanta.
According to the shooting victim Beyene Jagama, Facebook page he was working as a reality show host and director on a movie called Habeshan Filega.
The robbery occurred just after 3 a.m., police said. Store owner Narendar Kour said the clerk, Beyene Jagama, opened a screen glass window above the counter and was met by three robbers.
Jagama was then shot in the stomach, and the robbers took the drawer from the cash register and ran, according to authorities.
“At some point during the robbery attempt we believe the suspect discharged his weapon at least four to five times,” said Atlanta police Lt. Keith Meadows.
Officers said they found money scattered on the floor of the business along with shell casings.
Paramedics took Jagama to the hospital, but authorities said he later died at the hospital.
Police surrounded the Citgo Glenwood Food Mart on Glenwood Avenue, which was marked by several bullet holes and shattered glass. Officers were talking to at least two witnesses.
Beyene Jagama also known as by the name Jack Wizzy directed Habeshan Filega the documentary movie based on true story. The movie was released on Aug 15, 2010.
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