A Baltimore chef was killed in a robbery after cooperating with the assailants overnight.
According to ABC2, 46-year-old Michael Bates, the former Executive Chef of Phaze 10 on Howard St., was shot and killed in the incident. Police say he was surrounded by three suspects with guns in the 4600 block of Pen Lucy Road around 2:30 a.m. He put his hands in the air, but one of the suspects shot him in the neck. He later died at a local hospital.
Phaze 10, which served Southern food and had jazz concerts, is listed as closed. Bates also worked at McCormick & Schmick’s, and with Baltimore city schools.
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