Father of Two Parkland Shooting Survivors Is Shot and Killed

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The father of two Parkland shooting survivors was shot and killed last week while working in his own convenience store.

CBS News reports that 61-year-old Ayub  Ali was working by himself when an armed suspect entered the store, demanded money, and eventually killed Ali.

Ali’s store, Aunt Molly’s Food Store, is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Surveillance video of the robbery shows the suspect come around the counter and stick what appears to be a gun against Ali’s back. He then allegedly takes cash out of the drawer.

Deputies indicate the suspect left the store after getting the money then returned and killed Ali.

A distraught  Joaquin Nieves, one of Ali’s friends, said, “I can’t believe this. It happened during a robbery in his own store.”

Nieves said, “I was helping him move some furniture for his wife and I was telling Ali be careful — people are watching, you know.”

Police are still looking for the suspect tied to Ali’s death.

Ali was a father of four and two of his children–a son and daughter–survived the February 14, 2018, Parkland school shooting.

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