$27K reward offered in murder of Dollar General worker

Posted at 1:23 PM, Aug 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-10 17:35:39-04

A reward of $27,000 is being offered for information in the shooting death of a Dollar General store employee in west Baltimore.

Authorities released surveillance video showing two unknown suspects who entered the store, located in the Edmondson Village Shopping Center in the 4500 block of Edmondson Avenue.

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Police said they were alerted to a robbery at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday. After robbing the store, one suspect shot and killed the store manager, identified as 54-year-old Deric Ford, Sr.

Officers arrived to find Ford suffering from a single gunshot wound to the head.

He died a short time after arriving at the hospital.

Anyone with information on either of the suspects shown in the surveillance video should contact detectives at (410) 396-2100 or 410-265-8080 for the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force, currently assisting Baltimore Police.