Police: Pizza Hut employee shoots, kills attempted robber

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Pizza Hut Employee Fatally Shoots Attempted Robber

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

A west Charlotte Pizza Hut employee shot and killed a man trying to rob the restaurant early Sunday, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said.

Three people tried to break in just before 1:40 a.m., officials said.

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Police said the initial investigation shows that an employee fired his personal handgun at one of the armed intruders. The man, who died at the scene, has not been identified.

Police found the dead intruder's gun at the scene.

The two other potential robbers ran away and have not yet been found.

No customers were at the restaurant at the time. No arrests have been made.