Store worker charged in fatal shooting of armed man in Brooklyn

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police have identified the Brooklyn store worker charged with shooting and killing an armed man.

34-year-old Valentine Ruiz is charged with criminal possession of a firearm.

Police say Ruiz shot 25-year-old Edwin Candelario Monday night after Candelario threatened him with a knife inside Rose Family Grocery Store in East New York.

A knife was found at the scene.

Authorities say Ruiz was not licensed to have the gun.

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