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Surveillance video shows customers ignoring, walking around body of man shot dead

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Shocking surveillance video shows a man gunned down at a Michigan convenience store, and to make matters worse, customers coming in and out the store ignore and step around the body.

It all happened at a Quick Stop store in Kalamazoo, Mich., in September 2012.

You can see the video of 24-year-old Jheryl Wright getting out of his car, purchasing something and then talking to a clerk. He then heads to the door to walk out the store when someone guns him down in cold blood.

After the shooting, four different customers stepped over or around the body. Even the clerk continues to serve customers. Finally, a fifth customer calls 911.

"When they told me that people were still coming in that gas station, stepping over my child in the doorway, I couldn't believe it,” said Jackel Wright, the victim’s mother. “You know, that's shameful. How can you step over someone lying in the doorway and not help? How would they feel if that had been one of their loved ones sitting there?"

A 32-year-old man was arrested and convicted in Wright's murder. He is expected to be sentenced next week.

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