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Store Clerk Arrested for Firing Gun After Argument with Customer 2-20-16

Complaint # 50-16-5471

Date/Time:   Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 8:55AM

Location:  Fulton Deli, 316 Fulton Street, Dover, DE

Officer Releasing Information:   M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman, Public Information Officer


The Dover Police Department arrested a store clerk after he fired a handgun following an argument with a customer.At approximately 8:55AM, a 39-year-old male entered the Fulton Deli.  While inside, the victim and the clerk (Mahyoub Ali, 58), were involved in an argument over spilled coffee.  The victim left the store but was followed by Ali.  Once the victim and Ali were outdoors, Ali fired one shot into the air, near the victim.  Ali was arrested without incident and charged with:
-Reckless Endangering
-Aggravated Menacing
-Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Felony

Ali’s mugshot and bond information was not available at the time of release.