An employee at a McDonald's in New York is between life and death after being shot during An altercation with a client and his mother after an argument because the fries were cold, the police and a newspaper reported this Wednesday.
In a city where gunshots are frequent, this new episode registered Monday night in Brooklyn, one of the five boroughs of New York. The police (NYPD) confirmed told AFP that a 20-year-old man is arrested and charged with “attempted homicide” and “possession of firearms”.
His companion was 18 years old and is also & á; arrested for “possession of firearms”.
The victim, 23 years old
According to the version of the New York police and the New York Post tabloid, the 23-year-old McDonald's worker was killed. Seriously wounded by gunshot Monday night and is hospitalized in “critical condition”. with a vulgar argument between a 40-year-old woman and the employee over the fries she had ordered and which were cold, according to the newspaper citing judicial sources.
The customer, annoyed with the staff at McDonald's, called her. to her son.
This came & gué; to the restaurant, discussed with the worker before the two went outside the establishment to continue the fight. At that moment, the client's son took a gun and fired the employee, according to the New York newspaper.
The victim was unknown to the police and justice services, unlike the aggressor who had been arrested on several occasions for different crimes.
With more than 400 million weapons in the hands of the population in the United States -120 weapons for every 100 people, according to the NGO; Small Arms Survey- The proliferation of firearms in America's big cities is a scourge. More than 45,000 people lost their lives in 2020 from firearms, half from suicide, according to the association Gun Violence Archive.