7-Eleven employee killed in Milpitas store

September 9, 2012 6:00:50 PM PDT
Milpitas police are investigating after a 7-Eleven employee was found shot to death inside the convenience store.

Investigators say the 62-year-old employee was inside the store around 2:16 a.m. Sunday, "Detectives were called out, further investigation revealed the victim was deceased at the scene and we're treating this as a homicide investigation at this time," Lt. Daryl Sequeira said.

The 7-Eleven convenience store chain issued a statement calling the incident a "random shooting" and saying that 7-Eleven is working with police during their investigation.

The store, at 1496 North Milpitas Boulevard, remains closed as police continue their investigation.

The man's name is not being released by request of his family, but ABC7 News has learned that he is survived by a wife and two children.


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