17-year-old Popeyes employee shoots man in restaurant, police say

BRIDGETON, Mo. — A Popeyes employee in Missouri shot a customer inside the lobby of the restaurant during an argument, police said.

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Bridgeton police said a female and male worker got into an argument with a man inside the restaurant shortly before 3 p.m., KMOV reported.

Police said the 17-year-old male employee then shot the man with a handgun in the restaurant’s lobby, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The victim was taken to a hospital where he is in critical condition.

The worker was taken into custody. Charges have not yet been filed.

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Posted by Bridgeton Police Department on Saturday, April 10, 2021