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Asian restaurant owner who fatally shot attempted robbery suspect will not face charges

  • The owner of Pennsylvania restaurant Asian Best will not be charged for the fatal shooting of a would-be robber inside his establishment last week, authorities said on Tuesday.
  • The decision came after a week-long investigation, which also included a consultation with the York County District Attorney’s Office.

The owner of an Asian restaurant in York City, Pennsylvania, who shot and killed a would-be robber during an attempted robbery last week, will not face charges.

After a week-long investigation, which included consulting with the York County District Attorney’s Office, the York City Police Department decided not to press charges on the owner of Asian Best. The investigation concluded that the incident was a “justifiable homicide,” FOX45 News reported.

Pennsylvania Asian restaurant shuts down permanently after owner fatally shoots man who attempted robbery

  • Asian Best announced it would permanently close after a fatal robbery attempt on Tuesday.
  • The robber was identified as 33-year-old Rickey Cox Jr. from nearby Manchester Township.

Asian Best, a Chinese and Thai restaurant in York, Pennsylvania, that was recently hit by an attempted robbery on Tuesday, announced it would permanently close its doors following the deadly incident.

The restaurant announced on Wednesday on its Facebook page that the business, which had served the community of York since 2009, would be closing down after the incident, which left one man dead, according to York Daily Record.

New video of Christian Hall with his hands up before fatal shooting prompts calls for ‘unbiased’ probe

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Footage confirming that Christian Hall had his hands up in the air when Pennsylvania State Police fatally shot him last December was released on Thursday, sparking renewed calls for an “unbiased” investigation into the incident.

What happened: Hall, 19, was reported as suffering a mental health crisis when he ended up on the bridge at the Route 33 southbound overpass over I-80 in Hamilton Township on Dec. 30, 2020. Pennsylvania police, who were called to assist, fatally shot him for allegedly pointing what turned out to be a non-fatal weapon at them.