Employee hospitalized after deli shooting

A deli worker is hospitalized at Jacobi Medical Center after a stray bullet struck him in the head Thursday afternoon, police say.

A deli worker is hospitalized at Jacobi Medical Center after a stray bullet struck him in the head Thursday afternoon, police say. (3/27/15)

SOUNDVIEW - A deli worker is hospitalized at Jacobi Medical Center after a stray bullet struck him in the head Thursday afternoon, police say.

The victim was putting fruits and vegetables on a display rack when he was shot in front of his job at 1250 Morrison Ave. around 4:15 p.m., witnesses say.

Local residents say the victim had worked at the deli for about a decade and was well-liked in the neighborhood.

Police say they have arrested Lameek Oliver in connection with the attack. He was charged with felony assault.

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