Store owner shot in face dies; suspects still on the loose

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PHOENIX - A store owner who was shot in the face Saturday afternoon has died.

Two suspects shot the owner of the Dollar Plus Market near 15th Street and Van Buren then fled the scene.

Imtiaz Kanwar, 39, died on Monday from his injuries.

According to Phoenix police, two young Hispanic males were seen running west and north from the market after the shooting.

The motive in the shooting is still unknown.

A nearby store owner said the area does have a lot of crime.

There is no word if anything was taken.