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DC police seek information in death of store owner

Tuesday - 7/8/2014, 6:18pm  ET

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police in Washington are looking for the people responsible for the death of a grocery store owner who died after an armed robbery of his store on July Fourth.

Police say they were called to the 5500 block of Colorado Avenue northwest around 5:20 p.m. Friday for a report of a robbery in progress. When they arrived, they found 76-year-old James Oh of Rockville, Maryland, suffering from head trauma.

The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/VW4xGj ) reports two men entered the store and demanded money and that one of the men hit Oh on the head with his gun.

Police say Oh was pronounced dead at a hospital. They're looking for two men who left the scene in a black Jeep. The vehicle was stolen on July Fourth and has since been recovered.

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Information from: The Washington Post, http://www.washingtonpost.com


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D.C. police released this video of the store robbery.