Fall River convenience store owner shot dead; Homicide Investigation Underway – CBS Boston
FALL RIVER (CBS) – A homicide investigation is underway in Fall River, where authorities say a convenience store owner died after being shot on Monday evening.
Police were called to the Stop N Save convenience store on Rock Street just after 10:30 p.m. to report a man with an apparent gunshot wound.
“The 911 caller entered the store around 10:30 p.m. to buy food and found the store owner / employee on the floor behind the counter with blood on his chest,” the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office said in a press release.
The victim, identified as Lal Kishor Mahaseth, 54, of Fall River, was pronounced dead shortly after at a local hospital.
The suspect is described as a 20-30 year old fair-skinned male. He is approximately 5’9 ” tall and has a tattoo on his right hand. He was wearing gray Nike sneakers and dark colored clothing.
The investigation is described as “extremely active”. Anyone in the store area between 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. is asked to contact the police at 508-676-8511.