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Police Investigate Shooting Death Of Woman In Durham Store

Posted November 28, 2003 6:24 a.m. EST

— Police in Durham are investigating the shooting death of a store owner Wednesday night.

Police said Obad Yakdani, 38, was shot and killed just after 7 p.m. inside Rollins' Grocery Store-- known also as Mike's Mini Mart -- on the corner of Driver Street.

Neighbors said the victim and her husband bought the store a couple of months ago.

Police said the motive behind the shooting was robbery and the suspect got away with money.

At this time Durham police have no suspects.