UPDATE: A suspect has been identified for the murder of the owner of a Hartwell pizza restaurant.

According to the Hamilton County Clerk of Courts Office, a murder warrant has been issued for John G. Deloney.

Deloney, 27, is wanted for the murder of Comic Pizza owner Richard Evans, 50.



(Hartwell) A local businessman and father of three was shot and killed Saturday, during what is believed to be a botched robbery.

Police say Saturday night a man shot 50 year-old Richard Evans multiple times, at the Cosmic Pizza on Woodsdale in Hartwell.

The suspect is described as a heavy set black man in his mid 20's who drove away from the scene in a small Nissan Crossover, if you can help Police call Crime Stoppers at 352-3040..

People in the Heartwell community held a vigil Sunday morning outside the pizza shop, to remember Evans.