Jovan Frederick, 32, faces attempted murder, assault and robbery charges, police said.
The suspect begged the clerk not to report him because he said they were both Muslim.
The intersection of 91st Avenue and 188th Street will be renamed after Police Officer Kenneth Nugent.
The man stole cash, cellphones, digital cameras and tablets from the store, police said.
Alex Diaz, 15, and Ronald Espinoza, 14, were charged with robbery and assault.
The employee handed out 128 articles of clothing and 22 electronics.
Four men robbed the 29-year-old driver near the Weeksville Houses early Monday morning, officials said.
The 22-year-old victim suffered a fractured eye socket, according to the NYPD.
The attempted robbery took place at the 3 Star Deli on Saturday night, police said.
The suspect escaped with $200 from the store in Castleton Corners, police said.
Armed thieves stole $800 from Yuan Yuan Liquors on St. Nicholas Avenue, the NYPD said.
The suspect flashed a gun and stole cash and an iPhone, police said.
A gun-wielding man robbed four businesses last month, police said.
Two men robbed a cab driver on Staten Island, police said.
A trio of men, one of whom was carrying a machete, robbed high-end Mexican eatery Crema, police said.
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