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The parents of a dead armed robber are very angry over his death, and are demanding to know why his innocent victim was allowed to be armed.

Its been a difficult week for parents Temia Hairston and Michael Grace Sr. Their son, Michael Grace Jr., was shot and killed during an attempted robbery early Sunday morning.

Police said Grace Jr. and two other people tried to rob a Pizza Hut in the 3200 block of Freedom Drive. During the incident, an employee fired his own handgun and killed Grace Jr.

Hairston said she learned of her sons death on social media, and only got confirmation from police after contacting them first. The grieving mother said she has been left with dozens of questions about the situation that have thus far gone unanswered.

If there was to be a death, it was not the place of the employee at Pizza Hut. That is the place of law enforcement, said Hairston

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The parents are angry that their son was shot and killed by an employee. They dont believe the full story has been released to the public.

Why in the hell did this guy have a gun? questioned Hairston about the employee who shot her son.

She said her son was shot in the head, and she thinks the shooting may have even been personal, citing past conflicts Grace Jr. had had with other employees at the restaurant.

This wasnt a body shot. This was a head shot. My son was shot in the left side of his head just behind his ear. A head shot is personal, said Hairston.

Even though their son was in the process of committing a crime, the family thinks his death was undeserved and unjustified.

Hairston said she thinks the emp...