Father dining with children fatally shoots masked man who opened fire inside McDonald's

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A father fatally shot a masked man Saturday who opened fire inside a McDonald’s restaurant, police said.

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The father and his sons were leaving the restaurant as the masked man walked in and started shooting, WBRC reported.


The father then started firing at the masked man. It is unclear if the man was targeting someone at the restaurant or attempting to rob it, WBRC reported.

The father and one of his children were struck in the hail of bullets. Both the father and the child had injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening, WBRC reported.

Police said the father, who has not been identified, will not be charged, WBRC reported.

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