Nick and Drew Lachey are seeking the public's help in finding who shot an employee at their family bar. The brothers of 98 Degrees own a family bar called Lachey's in their native Cincinnati. On Thursday morning, employee Ellie Richardson was shot in the face.
As Billboard reports, the Lacheys are asking for information about the shooting of the 27-year-old. Apparently, a gunman in a van yelled at her and then opened fire. Cincinnati.com reports that Richardson, a recently-engaged mother of a young son, sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the head in the incident. She reportedly exchanged words with the driver before being shot. The suspect behind is shooting is described as a man in his 20s wearing gold-rimmed glasses. He had a light beard.
"Please help Ellie and her family get through this most difficult time," tweeted Nick. Added Drew, “Ellie is the brightest light and she will find a way to shine through this darkness. Anyone with any information, help us find some justice."
"Ellie sustained injuries to her face and jaw," according to a page seeking donations for the victim. "She's in stable condition, but it's still unclear how long she'll be in the hospital and what her recovery process will entail."
The police are also offering a cash reward for information about the suspect.
The brothers opened the bar in 2015.
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