NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A man and woman are under arrest after a dispute over a cigarette led to a deadly shooting in the Bronx.

Sources tell CBS2 a 25-year-old woman walked into a bodega Tuesday on White Plains Road in Williamsbridge and asked for single loose cigarette.

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Worker Mohammed Qutaish said the store didn’t sell them, but the woman allegedly returned later and started attacking the 20-year-old.

Police said when Qutaish picked up a broomstick to defend himself, the woman’s male companion shot him in the chest.

“He was very humble,” friend William Brown said. “He didn’t really bother anybody.”

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The shooter – identified as 28-year-old Adrien Topping – was arrested on several charges, including second-degree murder.

The woman was also arrested on an unrelated drug charge.

“We all, as a Yemeni community, are shocked and sad,” said Labeb Nasher, of the Yemeni American Merchants Association.

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On Saturday, another Yemeni clerk was shot and killed while working at B&A Gourmet Deli on the corner of Brook Avenue and 137th Street in Mott Haven. The Yemeni American Merchants Association is offering a $10,000 reward to help police find the killer in that incident. Visit for more information.