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BUFORD, GA. (THECOUNT) — Felix Cosme, of Dacula, Georgia, has been identified as the Buford O’Reilly Auto Parts employee killed in a robbery at the store Wednesday.
Cosme, 63, a former Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Deputy, was shot and killed by a suspect who was attempting to rob the store on Wednesday.
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According to reports, the victims was working at an O’Reilly Auto Parts store when the suspect entered the store and demanded he empty the cash register.
Cosme allegedly attempted to draw his own gun, however, the suspect fired at him, fatally striking him.
Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.
Geo quick facts: Buford is a city in Gwinnett and Hall counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 12,225. Most of the city is in Gwinnett County, which is part of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta Metropolitan Statistical Area – Wikipedia.