DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — A candlelight vigil has been held in memory of two central New York restaurant workers who were gunned down during a robbery.

The Post-Standard says a former worker at the Chili's restaurant in DeWitt is being held on first-degree murder charges in the deaths of Kristopher Hicks and Stephen Gudknecht.

They were killed as their finished their shifts early Saturday.

Allison Andrieu, who worked with Hicks on and off for eight years, says he was the kind of person who'd "give you the shirt off his back."

Chili's worker Ashley Gunn said at the vigil on Sunday night that Gudknecht was "always talking about his kids."

Fourteen-year-old Adrianna Gudknecht says her father "had a huge heart."


Information from: The Post-Standard,

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