He told police that an intruder broke into the business while he was there, and during an altercation inside, the intruder was shot, police said. The intruder ran out of the building and collapsed, police said. Paramedics were called, and the man was pronounced dead, according to police.
Police identified the dead man as Byron Keith Phillips, 30, of Chester. The employee's name is not being released, and police indicated he is cooperating with police. It was not clear if the employee was an owner or manager.