2 arrested for shooting, killing Bolivar High student at restaurant

2 arrested for shooting, killing Bolivar High student at restaurant
(Source: WMC Action News 5)

BOLIVAR, TN (WMC) - Two people were arrested for shooting and killing Bolivar High School student at his place of employment.

The shooting happened at El Ranchito in Bolivar, Tennessee, on Tuesday night.

On Wednesday, Bolivar Police Department confirmed a man and a boy were arrested in connection with the shooting. Still, police said more arrests are expected to be made.

Police said that two men wearing hoodies and bandannas forced their way into the back of the Bolivar restaurant on Tuesday.

Once inside the robbers demanded money from a 19-year-old working at the restaurant. The robbers eventually shot and killed the young man, who was later identified as Bolivar High School senior Michael Ruiz.

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