A Little Caesars employee in Glendale, Arizona tragically lost his life after being shot by a coworker on Friday, according to police reports.
The call to law enforcement came just before 11 a.m. after getting a call about a shooting at the pizza resturaunt. The caller reported an employee being shot and immobilized.
Upon arrival, officers apprehended the suspected shooter without incident. They found the victim, a 28-year-old man, inside the restaurant with multiple gunshot wounds. He tragically passed away at the scene.
Authorities also discovered a firearm at the location, which they believe was used in the deadly encounter.
While the incident was taking place, other restaurant employees were present, none of whom were harmed during the tragic episode. Police have not disclosed if any customers were in the establishment during the incident. The police also inspected neighboring businesses to ensure no other individuals were injured, with no additional casualties reported.
Early findings from the investigation have revealed that both the suspect and victim were employees of the restaurant. The two had previously been involved in an unspecified dispute.