Friday, August 16, 2013

Family Dollar Offers $10k Reward 11 Days After Employee Killed By Robber

Bill Melendez

Family Dollar offered $10K for information leading to the arrest of a  lone suspect that killed an employee at a Milwaukee south side store.

By H. Nelson Goodson
August 16, 2013

Milwaukee, WI - On Friday, Paul Murray, Regional Vice President for Family Dollar announced that a $10,000 dollar reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a lone suspect that fatally shot an employee after taking a mere $100. A suspect on August 6 walked into the Family Dollar store at the 4300 block of W. Oklahoma Ave. and robbed it, but after taking $100, the suspect fatally shot Bill Melendez,  44, in the head.
The suspect then fled the scene. Police were called at 3:33 p.m. to the crime scene, according to investigators.
The robbery was caught by video surveillance cameras. Police decribed the suspect as, a "Black male, mid 20′s, 5ft 10 to 6ft, medium build wearing dark sunglasses, black baseball cap with an emblem on the front, and a white t-shirt worn underneath a dark grey zip-up hoodie, matching sweatpants and black shoes."

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