MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A man was shot and killed at a Broadway Pizza Tuesday afternoon.
At approximately 1:56 p.m., Memphis Police responded to a shooting on Broad Avenue, at Broadway Pizza.
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One man was found shot, and pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
At 1:56 PM, officers responded to a shooting at 2581 Broadway. One male was located and pronounced deceased on scene. The victim was known to the suspect. This is an ongoing investigation. pic.twitter.com/v3VFNKcqtZ— Memphis Police Dept (@MEM_PoliceDept) February 14, 2023
Police said that the suspect and victim knew each other.
“I’m still shocked about everything happening,” said Melissa Reed, the manager.
Reed said the shooting happened in self-defense.
“He just got upset about something and all of a sudden, he started to get into It with the owner,” Reed adds.
FOX13 was outside the restaurant when employees arrived just learning what occurred.
“Yeah. It’s a safe place usually, sure. I haven’t had any problems at all, but I’m a recent worker there I can’t really tell you much,” said one employee.
Investigators said the shooter was detained, but later released.
The alleged shooter has not been charged.
This is still an ongoing investigation.
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