A Pizza Hut employee was able to put a stop to an armed robbery of his employer’s West Charlotte location, helping to save the lives of his fellow employees and the restaurant’s patrons.
WSOCTV out of Charlotte reports:
Police identified the would-be thief as 28-year-old Michael Grace.
Investigators said that just before 1:40 a.m. three people tried to break into the Pizza Hut on Freedom Drive.
Officers told Channel 9 that the employee fired his personal handgun at Grace, who died at the scene.
Police found the gun they said Grace was carrying when he was shot at the scene.
The two other intruders ran away and have not yet been found.