Clues sought in slaying of Mississippi grocery store owner

Published 2:14 pm Monday, July 22, 2019

Police in Mississippi are looking for the person responsible for fatally shooting a grocery store owner during an armed robbery.

News outlets report 59-year-old Lisa Nguyen was shot at Steelman Grocery in Hattiesburg on Saturday afternoon. Forrest County Coroner Butch Benedict confirms she later died at a hospital.

Hattiesburg police and Metro Crime Stoppers said on Facebook that authorities are seeking for the driver of a Nissan Altima in connection with the deadly robbery.

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The community held a vigil for Nguyen at the grocery store Sunday night in which participants lamented the act of violence.