Fil-Am store owner in Vallejo, CA back on his feet after being shot multiple times during robbery

Published February 25, 2021, 9:58 AM

by Jaleen Ramos

A 49-year old Filipino-American store owner in Vallejo, California who was shot four times during a robbery last week is now on the road to recovery.

PHOTO FROM GOFUNDME PAGE/ MANILA BULLETIN

Marc Quidit was working with his sister at his Dollar Plus and Party Supplies store in Sonoma Boulevard when two armed men entered, according to a report by NBC Bay Area News.

Surveillance footage posted by KTVU News on Tuesday, February 16 shows Quidit vacuuming while his sister stood behind the counter. Two hooded and masked men entered with guns. Seconds later, one of the suspects opened fire at Quidit. The men then took off.

In a video shared on a GoFundMe page for Quidit, he can be seen taking steps at a hospital with some help from a walker and being able to walk up to 100 feet. 

Hello all, Here's an update of Uncle Marc. He started his physical therapy a couple days ago. He has progressed from walking 40 ft to now 100 ft!Watch until the end 😛He's staying positive despite the circumstances lol Help support Uncle Marc w/his medical expenses & recovery: https://gofund.me/63b9e1fe

Posted by Joanne Rose on Saturday, February 20, 2021

“Honey, did you see that? I can go back to work next week,” Quidit can be heard saying in the video. 

Quidit was brought to John Muir Medical Center in critical condition following the Tuesday night incident. He underwent surgery to remove the four bullets from his body.

The GoFundMe effort for Quidit has so far raised $80,000.

 
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