Papa John's in 1505 E. Evans Ave, Denver. A bankruptcy filing by a Papa John's Pizza franchisee on Tuesday has stalled paychecks for employees although the 84 stores in Colorado and Minnesota continue to operate. Hyoung Chang / The Denver Post
Papa John's in 1505 E. Evans Ave, Denver. A bankruptcy filing by a Papa John's Pizza franchisee on Tuesday has stalled paychecks for employees although the 84 stores in Colorado and Minnesota continue to operate. Hyoung Chang—Denver Post/Getty Images

Papa John's Will Not Fire Delivery Woman Who Shot Robbery Suspect

Jan 16, 2015

A Papa John's employee will not lose her job after shooting an armed robbery suspect while making deliveries, the company said Thursday..

The woman, whose name has not been disclosed, was ordered to the ground by a man with a gun on Sunday night in DeKalb County, Ga. She was armed with her own weapon and used it to shoot the man in the face, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The man, Donquaz Devon Stevenson, was found nearby and arrested and charged with armed robbery. A second suspect got away in the delivery woman's Honda Accord.

Although it is against company policy for employees to use guns on the job, Papa John's has announced the woman can keep her job and will be reassigned to an in-store position. A company spokesperson also said they are "offering her counseling to help her recuperate from the incident."

[Atlanta Journal-Constitution]

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