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Continued: Police: Gun-carrying passerby 'did noble thing' halting Mpls. store robbery

  • Article by: PAUL WALSH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 19, 2013 - 7:18 AM

His head is still hurting nearly a full day later and with seven surgical staples in his wound, Ahmed said he has no second thoughts about trying to overpower an armed suspect.

“He could have shot me regardless,” he said.

“I had a gun put to my face,” he said Wednesday afternoon while back at the store, on 37th Avenue NE., to clean up the mess left by the attack. “I wouldn’t wish that on my worst enemy.”


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  • University Market owner Mohamed S. Ahmed, left, was back cleaning up the store Wednesday and visiting with Matt Dosser, who chased away armed robbers.

  • Mohamed S. Ahmed got surgical staples to seal the head wound he suffered when whacked by an attacker during an attempted robbery at his market on Tuesday evening.

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