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Florida clerk who allegedly shot three customers arrested in Cleveland

Omar Ayyash (Source: Cleveland Police) Omar Ayyash (Source: Cleveland Police)

The Fort Lauderdale, Florida clerk wanted for shooting three customers last month, was arrested in Cleveland Thursday evening.

U.S. Marshals got a tip that Omar Ayyash had ties to a home in Maple Heights. Marshals watched the home and when Ayyash left, they followed him.

Ayyash, 26, was pulled over by Marshals and Cleveland Police First District Officers at the West 117th exit on I-90 and taken into custody.

He is currently in the county jail and will be returned to Florida. 

According to Broward Sheriff Deputies in Florida, Ayyash became upset with two brothers and a teenaged girl who were in the food mart he worked.

He allegedly grabbed a gun and fired several shots at the them as they ran from the store.

Ayyash fled before police arrived.

None of the victims were seriously injured.

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