Man gunned down in deli

Slain while drink­ing a soda


A Brook­lyn man was shot to death in­side a Crown Heights deli early Satur­day morn­ing, po­lice said.

Dono­van Fra­zier, 20, was leav­ing Franklin Finest Deli on Lin­coln Place and Franklin Av­enue around 4:30 a.m. when he was shot sev­eral times, po­lice said.

“He didn’t de­serve it,” a tear­ful rel­a­tive told The Post.

Deli man­ager Gham­dan Obayah, 26, was work­ing be­hind the counter when Fra­zier, a reg­u­lar cus­tomer who lives in the neigh­bor­hood, came in to buy a gin­ger ale.

The men were chat­ting in the fate­ful mo­ments be­fore the gun­fire erupted.

“He said, ‘Hi, how are you?’ ” Obayah re­called. “He took a cou­ple of sips. He went to the door and was hold­ing it.”

Only sec­onds later, “I heard ‘ bam, bam, bam’ re­ally fast.”

Sur­veil­lance video of the shoot­ing shows the man at the door of the deli for a mo­ment be­fore he turns and rushes back in­side.

Six shots blasted into the store­front, pass­ing through the front win­dow four times and strik­ing the young man in the stom­ach, Obayah con­tin­ued.

Fra­zier then rushed be­hind the counter, where he was “lay­ing flat.”

“I saw the blood when he was on the floor,” he said. “Then the cops and his friend came. He was cry­ing.”

Fra­zier was pro­nounced dead at Kings County Hos­pi­tal.

PREDAWN TRAGEDY: In­ves­ti­ga­tors ex­am­ine the bul­let holes in the front win­dow of the Brook­lyn deli where Dono­van Fra­zier (inset) was shot and killed Satur­day.

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