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Memorial held for victim of gun store robbery

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Family and friends gathered to say goodbye to the victim of a recent gun store robbery. Visitation services were held last night for 85-year-old George Sheklian.<br /><br />Sheklian was a small business owner who died after he was hurt during an armed robbery at Fresno Firearms on December 4th. Last night, family and friends shared memories. They tell us Sheklian was a wonderful man, a hard worker and a playful jokester. He worked as a shoe repairman next door to Fresno Firearms. <br /><br />Arsen Sheklian, the victim’s son, says the outpouring of support from the community is helping him through this tragedy. <br /><br />Later today, Sheklian will be laid to rest. A $15,000 reward is still being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in this case. The family has an account set up to help pay for medical and funeral expenses.&nbsp;<br /></div>

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