John Aquino, who works in the Virginia’s building, says he had colleagues inside. He said a manager was texting him from inside a closet during the hostage situation. “I heard that a dishwasher got fired and came back in and shot the chef,” said Aquino. “There were some people in there and there were a couple of hostages.”It is reported that about 30 people were inside the restaurant at the time of the attack. Anytime that I am in a restaurant, I specifically ask for a seat that has a clear view of the entire floor. Why? Because it would give me an advantage if a lunatic such as this man came in to do harm. Watch this space for updates.
reports that the disgruntled employee has been shot and is in critical condition. “This is not act of terrorism,” Mayor John Tecklenburg told reporters Thursday. “This is not a hate crime. It’s a disgruntled employee who has come on the scene of his employment.” The hostages are now free and unharmed. A person with colleges inside the restaurant at the time of the incident said that he was texting back and forth with a manager.CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA — A disgruntled employee has shot and killed one and injured another, and has since taken numerous people hostage at a restaurant. CNN