ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A vigil for Rosario Zito was held Saturday at Giovanni’s Pizzeria. Zito was shot and killed Tuesday night during a robbery.

Friends, family, and community members joined together to remember his life. He was the owner of Giovanni’s Pizzeria and well known in the community.

Saturday night, those who spoke remembered Zito’s love for the people in his life, his employees, and his heart fo giving back. “Ros was the greatest guy in the world, he was the most loving, he would always give you another chance, and another chance, and another chance no matter who you were,”


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Police said Sylvan Alcachupas is charged for his murder. Giovanni’s has been closed indefinitely, and GoFundMe was created for the employees. The vigil was held at 7:30 p.m.