1 charged, 2 sought in pizzeria shooting

November 27, 2009 6:37:31 PM PST
Police have charged Mark Smith, 25, in the shooting of four people at a South Side pizzeria.Smith has been charged with armed robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm.

Police are still searching for two additional offenders.

Police arrived at a pizzeria in the 2700-block of E 79th Street just after midnight Wednesday after reports of a robbery in progress. They found four people shot and one offender on the scene.

Witnesses said three armed men entered the restaurant and demanded money.

A fifth male victim was battered, but not shot, and did not go to the hospital.