San Francisco store owner shot dead with ‘homemade weapon’ after man became furious over not winning lottery

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A San Francisco store owner details what happened when a man with a homemade gun shot him despite not winning the lottery.

Hisham Abu says the incident happened just after his store, Sam’s Market, opened on Wednesday morning.

Abu says the man came in with a lottery ticket and got angry when told he was not a winner.

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“He told me you sold a fake ticket, and he had a ball in his hand, with a pin in the front, and he had a piece of wood almost a foot long “, Abu said. “(He) hit the ball with a piece of wood, and the ball went off and it hit my shoulder.”

Abu says he didn’t realize he was shot until someone else told him.

The suspect is in custody and Abu says he hopes he stays there so he doesn’t hurt anyone else.

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