UPDATE: Killer Suspected In Cold-Blooded Murder Of African College Student Arrested

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Lamin Sillah gambia gas station victim bronxThe man suspected of shooting Lamin Sillah (pictured) dead at his gas station job in The Bronx has been arrested, the New York Daily News reports.

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Freddie McGrier, 21, of Harlem (suspect pictured below), was cuffed when he reported to his parole officer on Thursday. He was charged with with murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.

After video of the horrific September shooting was released to the public, someone called the New York Police Department with the name of the shooter.

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NewsOne previously reported on the Sept. 4 shooting death of Sillah, a 28-year-old college student in the city who was working at an RC Petroleum station at E. 182nd St. and Southern Blvd at the time of his death. The accounting major was only 15 minutes away from completing his shift before being shot.

Sillah was sending money home to his new wife in Gambia and extended family. After finishing his studies, he planned to rejoin them back home.

Sillah and his new wife were married for just eight months.

On June 15, McGrier was paroled from prison after serving two years on robbery and attempted robbery convictions, according to The Daily News. His five prior arrests include two for robbery, two for assault and one for grand larceny.

Police are now looking for an accomplice in Sillah’s murder.

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