Would-Be Robber Of Minneapolis Restaurant Gets 12 Years
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Minneapolis (KROC AM News) - A Minneapolis man whose plan to rob a restaurant was thwarted by an employee who ended up getting shot is on his way to prison.
A federal judge Friday sentenced 32-year-old Abdiweli Mohamed Jama to 144 months behind bars.
He was prosecuted under the federal Hobbs Act and pleaded guilty a week after his arrest.
Prosecutors say Jama entered Market Bar-B-Que in Minneapolis, armed with a semi-automatic pistol, and attempted to rob the business. An employee tried to thwart the robbery and engaged in a physical altercation with Jama. During the altercation, Jama’s pistol discharged, and the employee was struck in the shoulder and the knee. Jama fled on foot but was later apprehended.
MN shooter being sought
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