BALTIMORE - David Glover has worked at the Venus Pizzeria on Greenmount Avenue for nearly 20 years and says it’s been around much longer than that; last night though, that was the first time he ever saw any trouble.
"I was just putting up the grill and stuff but then the next thing I know I heard shooting and stuff...I didn't get to see anybody," Glover said.
Because by the time he got to the door all he saw was his boss' phone and belongings on the sidewalk out front alongside at least six bullet casings.
They were the remnants of what police say was a quick armed robbery by two men as the owner was locking up for the night.
"They do go through his pockets and remove contents from his person, the victim begins to run and which time the suspect or suspects discharge several rounds," said Baltimore Police Detective Angela Carter-Watson.
Two of the bullets hit the owner, once in the arm, then again in the back but he was still able to continue running south on Greenmount until he flagged a squad car.
He will be OK but his nerves, maybe not so much.
His employees tell us he just bought this restaurant last month and had plans to renovate, a new small business owner with a plan.
"He is going to make a little convenience store right here in this part of the store, there are a whole lot of things he's trying to do to it," said Glover.
So Baltimore police are looking for two men, if you know anything or saw anything last night call detectives in the Northern District.
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