MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A man is behind bars, charged with killing a jewelry store employee during a robbery.
Jesse Slade, 21, is charged with the murder at Golden Jewelers on Winchester Road on February 16.
Noah Ashene, 42, was protecting his 1-year-old son when he was killed, according to his colleagues.
Friends and acquaintances described Ashene as kind and compassionate. He was a father of three.
His young son was in the jewelry store with him when a man walked in with a gun, opening fire.
Memphis Police Department said Ashene was stabbed and died from his injuries.
Slade is charged with first-degree murder.