STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (PIX11) — A man was arrested on Thursday in connection with the shooting death of a Staten Island deli worker during a robbery last month, police said.
Yaseen Bassuny, 21, of Staten Island, was arrested and charged with murder, attempted robbery, and hindering prosecution, according to police.
Authorities found Bassam Khateeb with a gunshot wound to the chest on July 8., in the Manor Deli & Convenience store at 444 Manor Rd. in Castleton Corners at around 8 p.m., police said. First responders rushed Khateeb to the hospital where he later died.
The investigation remains ongoing.
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