Troy Hackett

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Contributor - The Seattle Medium

Co-Owner - Philly's Best


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The Seattle Medium - Article - local news

Troy HackettTroy Hackett, co-owner of Philly's Best, was shot and killed last week.When police arrived on the scene, they found local businessman Troy Hackett bleeding profusely from a gunshot wound to the chest in the driver's seat of his Black Lexus that had driven into a concrete retaining wall.Hackett was pronounced dead at the scene after attempts to administer CPR failed to revive him.Hackett was co-owner along with Charles Humphrie, Joseph Mannings and Edward Winston of Philly's Best hoagie and sandwich shop.According to Hackett's wife, Terri Hackett, Troy was a caring and giving person who would give the shirt off his back to help people in need."Troy was a giving person who was dedicated toward making Philly's Best a success."Troy loved adventure and enjoyed almost every sport imagined."When Troy moved to Seattle, he discovered that you couldn't get a good cheese steak in the area."Troy Hackett was a strong supporter of the community and often hired people who needed a break, including people who were part of work release programs."His death was a shock," said Thomas, who couldn't understand why anyone would kill Troy.Hackett's wife wants people to remember that Troy was a charismatic, fun loving, and giving individual.

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Barecha believed that failing to do so would tarnish the memory of Troy Hackett, whose slaying on a Seattle street has not been solved, Jatani said.Hackett, 38, Barecha's best friend and business partner, was fatally shot in his car at the corner of 19th Avenue and East Fir Street in July 2003.He was the popular co-owner of Philly's Best Steaks and Hoagies, and his slaying shocked the neighborhood.

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AP Wire | 07/31/2003 | Shooting victim identified as restaurant owner

Police found Troy Hackett, 38, co-owner of Philly's Best, shot in the torso about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday in his black Lexus about nine blocks from his cheesesteak shop and catering business.Hackett, a Philadelphia native, opened the restaurant with partners Charles Humphrie, Joseph Mannings and Edward Winston in 1994.

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