Sunday, June 29, 2008

Virginia: Police: Beach pizza parlor worker kills would-be robber

Virginia Beach, Virginia

From WVEC of June 29, 2008
Police: Beach pizza parlor worker kills would-be robber

Police say an attempted robbery at pizza parlor ended when a store employee shot and killed the alleged thief.

Workers at Dominick's Pizza and Pasta in the Timber Lake shopping center on Holland Road tell 13News a masked man came in through a back entrance, brandishing a gun and demanding cash.

Police say the shooting happened around 10pm Saturday.

According to employees, a worker opened the safe, taking a loaded revolver out instead of money.

The worker reportedly returned to where the alleged thief was and opened fire.

Police say workers called 9-1-1 at 10:08.

By the time officers arrived the masked man was already dead.

Police have not identified the suspect, and have not said if any charges will be filed against the employee.

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