Man wanted for murder of Greenville store clerk

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – A man is wanted for last week’s murder of a Greenville store clerk.

Greenville police say they have obtained murder and robbery warrants for Elijah Daniel, of Greenville.

The 18-year-old is accused of killing Zahran Jaghama last Monday night.

Jaghama was working at Amigos Tobacco Shop on North Greene Street. Police say the 44-year-old clerk was violently assaulted during the robbery. He died a short time later at ECU Health Medical Center.

Police say community cooperation and nearby cameras were critical in identifying Daniel as a suspect in the crime.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Daniel should call the police at 252-329-4300 or Crime Stoppers at 252-758-7777.

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