Man who tried to rob pizza restaurant in greater Decatur fatally shot, police sayA DeKalb County Police vehicle. Photo by Dean Hesse.
This story has been updated.
Greater Decatur, GA — DeKalb County Police say a suspect who tried to rob a pizza restaurant in greater Decatur died after being shot by someone at the business.
DeKalb County Police confirmed they responded to 2502 Blackmon Drive around 10 p.m. on Jan. 28. The address is for MOD Pizza, and social media postings indicated that’s where the incident occurred. The social media posting said the person who shot the suspect was a customer of the restaurant.
“When they arrived, they found the male suspect suffering from gunshot wounds across the street,” a spokesperson for the Police Department said. “Investigators believe the suspect was shot by someone inside the location after the suspect attempted to [rob] it. The suspect was transported to a local hospital, where he later died.”
Police did not provide any additional information.
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