Staff at Market BBQ in Northeast Minneapolis are raising money for the restaurant's manager, who was injured defending his coworkers during an attempted armed robbery.
According to a GoFundMe, the manager of Market BBQ disarmed the culprit and protected the rest of the staff when the incident occurred on Monday evening. Thw manager, Brian, sustained two gunshot wounds in the process.
Owner Anthony Polski told WCCO that no one else was injured during the attempted robbery. Police say the suspect ran off and has not yet been arrested, but told the TV station they did leave evidence behind.
The GoFundMe, organized by Brian’s coworkers, has a goal of raising $18,000 toward his medical bills. As of Wednesday morning, it had raised almost half of that.
"Brian is in desperate need of help as his medical bills are going to be substantial, please help in anyway you can, he will appreciate it so much," the page said.