Two Nashville Employees Killed in Pizzeria Robbery

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Police say two workers at a Nashville pizzeria were killed during an armed robbery last night.

Authorities are searching for two men in the slayings of 33-year-old Chris Caris and 18-year-old Joshua Cole.

Police spokesman Don Aaron says four employees and one customer were inside Bellacino's Pizza & Grinders on White Bridge Road when the robbery occurred just before 10.

The two men ordered everyone to get down on the floor, then told Caris to get money from the office.

Caris was shot and died on the floor of the office. One of the suspects fired another shot, killing Cole.

The other two employees and the customer were not hurt.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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  • by caring person Location: nashville on Apr 15, 2009 at 01:52 AM
    my friend was the only customer in this robbery and no one ever contacted him to find out if he was ok mentally or emotionally.
  • by Ryan Hillis Location: Knoxville on Oct 28, 2007 at 09:25 AM
    I think this is horrible. People robbing others just for money and then shoting them dead for no reason. The guy reposbile should get the death sentce.

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