Antioch Waffle House reopens after mass shooting

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The Antioch Waffle House where four people were killed and four others were injured in a mass shooting reopened to the public Wednesday morning. 

The diner reopened just after 9 a.m. – three days after the mass shooting at the Murfreesboro Pike diner. 

PHOTOS: Mass shooting at Antioch Waffle House

Management said all proceeds earned over the next month will be donated to the families of the victims. 

A spokesperson told ABC News the first diner, whose total bill was $8, paid a total of $100 to go to the victims’ fund. 

Employees were brought in from Atlanta to get the restaurant ready to reopen, while local workers have been meeting at the restaurant as a gathering place to decompress following the horrifying shooting that claimed four lives and injured several others. 

Waffle House officials said they are likely to include some sort of memorial or plaque inside once they open for the victims, but for now, they have just been focusing their efforts on their employees, their families and their customers as they grieve from this tragedy.

A memorial outside the door features balloons, teddy bears and flowers brought by neighbors and loved ones to help those grieving. 

Four crosses with the names and photos of the four murdered victims sit near the entrance of the restaurant.  

Greg Zanis of Crosses for Losses constructed and placed the white wooden crosses near the restaurant to honor the victims. 

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