27-year-old Akbar Bey was charged with murdering his 60-year-old former colleague John Mendez. The shooting and robbery happened on September 7th on the grounds of a hospital in San Leandro California. Later that same day Mendez died in a hospital. Bey was a fired employee, and attempted to rob Mendez’s GardaWorld Truck while it was stopped at the Kaiser Permanente hospital. Though at some point during the attempted robbery Bey shot, and ultimately killed, his former coworker.
While may further details are still unknown, such as a motive, police have said that Bey had insider knowledge of Mendez’s route as they were once partners on the route. However, Bey was fired when it was alleged he was stealing from the company.
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