So Sad: Ethiopian Restaurant Owner Killed in Targeted Killing in Nashville
Native Ethiopian Gitem Demissie, owner of Ibex Ethiopian Bar & Restaurant, was killed by a masked gunman as he was preparing to shut down restaurant around midnight.
Police are investigating what they described as the targeted killing of the owner of Ibex Ethiopian Bar & Restaurant on Murfreesboro Pike in south Nashville, Tennessee.
Gitem Demissie, 41, was killed by a masked gunman as he was preparing to shut down the Ibex Ethiopian Bar & Restaurant around midnight, according to police. A witness said the gunman, clad in a long-sleeved black shirt and black jeans, approached Demissie and shot him multiple times. The shooter then fled.
Investigators are looking into whether Gitem Demissie had been in recent disputes. The witness described the shooter as man standing about 5-foot-7 inches with light skin and a thin build.