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2 employees fatally shot during robbery at Syracuse-area restaurant

DeWitt police say one employee died at the scene and the second died at a local hospital.

Posted: Sep 15, 2018 3:41 PM

DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — Police say two employees have been shot and killed during a robbery at an upstate New York restaurant.

The Syracuse Post-Standard reports that the victims were shot around 1 a.m. Saturday during a robbery at a Chili’s restaurant in DeWitt, outside of Syracuse.

DeWitt police say one employee died at the scene and the second died at a local hospital.

Police have not yet arrested a suspect.

The restaurant normally closes at midnight on Fridays, according to its website.

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