A senior police source said on Tuesday a senior police source said the suspect who shot a McDonald’s employee in Brooklyn and left him alive argued with him about cold fries. .
The 23-year-old victim, who was fighting for her life at Brookdale Hospital, was working in the fast food restaurant at 1531 Fulton St. in Bedford-Stuyvesant around 7 p.m. Monday when he began being harassed by a female customer. source said.
The woman FaceTiming her 20-year-old son, who appeared to be nearby, when the argument went down, and he quickly stormed into the restaurant and started fighting with the staff, the source said. know.
A police source said: “The mother complained that her fries were cold.
“The mother was using FaceTime with her son and he overheard an argument between her and the salesperson. The son and the employee argued inside, outside there was an argument.”
That’s when the woman’s son allegedly brandished a gun and shot the worker in the head, police said.
The source said the shooting was captured on surveillance video.
The employee is in critical condition and a 20-year-old is in custody, authorities said. No fees have been filed in connection with the case.
Photos and footage of the aftermath show a man holding the head of a worker who was severely injured by blood spilled on the sidewalk.
“I felt like crying. Did you shoot someone through the fries?” a witness told The Post on Tuesday.
The witness, who was working in her locality at the time of the shooting, said, “We are sitting here.
“We heard the pop,” she said. “At first, we thought it was a firecracker. I panicked. That’s why I didn’t run to the scene. You don’t know who’s around.”
Then “we all went out. The boy was on the ground. ”
A local store employee added that he heard “a shot”.
“I see people running. I got scared and closed the door.
“Where did a 20-year-old get a gun from?” said the man, shaking his head. “Fulton Street is the craziest street. It’s getting worse, and shooters are getting younger and younger. They have lost their sense of direction.
“It says something when a mother is with her gun-carrying son.
“I’ve seen two policemen on the corner all week, but yesterday I didn’t see one. They should be in every little corner every day. “