Bushwick mourns loss of bodega worker as police search for killer

The Bushwick community is mourning the tragic death of a bodega worker who was shot to death on the job as police continue their search

The video shows the gunman walk into the

The video shows the gunman walk into the Central Avenue store in a gray and yellow jacket.

BROOKLYN - The Bushwick community is mourning the tragic death of a bodega worker who was shot to death on the job as police continue to search for his killer.

According to police, 52-year-old Swadh Maged was shot in the arm and chest while working at the Central Avenue corner store Thursday.

News 12 spoke with one neighbor who says Maged was a good man who would let customers buy something, even if they were a little short on change.

Another neighbor says Maged leaves behind a family, including 13 children, in his home country of Yemen.

Police released surveillance video that shows the gunman walking into the store wearing a gray and yellow jacket and pointing a gun covered by a plastic bag.

Investigators believe that the suspect is in his 20s. He was last seen in a light-colored van, which was also caught on camera. 

Police are urging anyone with information to call 1-800-577-TIPS.

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