Cops hunt for three suspects in murder of Brooklyn deli clerk

Brooklyn deli murder
One of the suspects wanted in connection with a murder of a Brooklyn deli clerk is seen leaving the store last Friday morning.
Credit: DCPI

Police are looking for three suspects wanted in connection with the murder of a Brooklyn deli clerk last week.

Hisham Zidan, 55, was found dead with a laceration to his head on Friday just after 5 a.m. in the basement of an East New York deli where he worked. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner later determined the incident was a homicide.

Authorities said the cash register was on the floor of the deli when officers arrived.

Three men are wanted in connection with the murder.

The first is described as 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-11 with a thin build. Police said he was wearing a black jacket with “XX” on the back.

The two other suspects were wearing dark clothing, police said.

Anyone with information about the murder is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or submit tips online.

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