Gage Melton Bio/Wiki
On Sunday night, an Ohio Papa John’s delivery driver fatally shot a man named Gage Melton who was apparently attempting to rob the pizza shop, according to a report.
WDTN reported that Gage Melton and another masked suspect barged into the New Carlisle eatery around 11 p.m., holding a crowbar and what appeared to be a knife, according to authorities and 911 recordings.
He was 21 years old.
Fatally Shoot Full Details
An employee with a concealed carry permit at the store shot fire on the robbers, striking Melton. According to phone records obtained by the site, an employee told a 911 dispatcher after the shooting, “Someone just broke in and they were shot in self-defense,”
The caller added, “They came right in with weapons and tried to rob us. There’s one shot and wounded on the floor. One of them ran out,”
According to the report, Melton died and the other suspect was still on the loose as of Monday.
The employee who opened fire also explained their actions to the 911 dispatcher. The worker said, “I’m a lawful conceal carrier. I’m here at Papa John’s New Carlisle. I feared for my life,”