Baton Rouge gas station clerk shot, killed in robbery

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Md. Firoz Firoz-Ulamin, 29 (Source: ResearchGate)

BATON ROUGE, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) — East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputies are investigating an armed robbery that left a store clerk dead early Saturday.

Investigators say a man entered Mr. Lucky’s Valero Gas Station on Airline Highway around 3:30 a.m. Saturday. He shot the clerk, Md Firoz Firoz-Ulamin, 29, before robbing the store. Firoz-Ulamin was pronounced dead at the scene.

Firoz-Ulamin was a Ph.D. student in LSU’s computer science and engineering program, university spokesman Ernie Ballard confirmed Saturday. He worked under Golden G. Richard III, a professor who specializes in digital forensics, reverse engineering and malware analysis.

Firoz-Ulamin was scheduled to graduate from LSU in 2023.

Anyone with information is asked to call the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office at 389-5000 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 344-STOP.

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