CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) -- Police say a North Carolina pizza restaurant worker being herded toward a cooler pulled a gun and shot and killed two robbers.
Multiple media outlets reported Tuesday that police were searching for a third man who got away from an east Charlotte Pizza Hut restaurant.
Authorities say the robbers burst through the restaurant's front door late Monday as two workers were cleaning up in the back. Investigators say the suspects ordered the two employees into a walk-in cooler, then started beating one of the men. The other employee pulled a handgun and opened fire.
Police say they found two handguns near the dead suspects. Their names have not been released.
No charges have been filed against the armed employee.
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