17-Year-Old Popeyes Employee Shoots Man During Argument, Facing Charges


BRIDGETON, MISSOURI — An argument between two Popeyes employees and another man led to shots being fired by one of the employees, who has since been arrested.

The argument began around 3 pm local time, but the details of what led up to the argument are unclear. At some point, a 17-year-old employee pulled out a gun and shot the customer in the lobby of the restaruant.

That man was taken to the hospital where he is said to be in critical condition.

The teen was arrested and is being held on first-degree assault charges.

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