3 arrested, charged with murder in NC store holdup


    GREENVILLE, NC (AP) — The Pitt County sheriff’s office has arrested three people who are charged with murdering a convenience store owner’s son and two of his relatives during a holdup.

    Sheriff Neil Elks says the arrests were made Wednesday, prompted in part by Crimestoppers hotline tips.

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    Antwan Andre Anthony and Xavier Montel Shamble face three charges of murder and kidnapping. The two 19-year-olds are being held at the Pitt County jail.

    A third suspect’s name was not released because he’s a juvenile.

    Investigators say the trio shot 16-year-old Mokbel Mohamed Almujanhi at the Hustle Mart in Farmville on Sunday night. The three are also charged with shooting the owner’s brother, 26-year-old Nabil Nasser Saeed Al’mogannahi, and cousin, 24-year-old Gaber Alawi.

    It wasn’t immediately clear Wednesday if the suspects have lawyers.

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