An employee of a McDonald’s restaurant in Brooklyn (New York) died this Friday after a man shot him last Monday during a dispute over some cold fries, according to authorities. Matthew Webb, 23, was shot in the neck by Michael Morgan, 20, who had been charged with attempted murder and weapons possession in a case that will now be treated as a homicide, police said. the media. The dispute that turned deadly took place on Monday, when Morgan’s mother, who had ordered food from the establishment, went to complain that her fries were cold to the employees while she was on a video call with her son. Morgan allegedly saw that the employees laughed at his mother and went to McDonald’s, where he got into an argument with Webb and the fight escalated to the point of moving to the doors of the restaurant, collects the local newspaper The New York Post. Out on the street, Morgan punched Webb in the face and then shot him in the neck, leaving the young man brain-dead, authorities said. The shooter, who had a criminal history with more than a dozen arrests, is expected to be charged with manslaughter, as prosecutors told a judge Thursday even before Webb’s death. Related news The story does not end there, since Morgan confessed to the Police an unsolved murder and was accused of the death of a 28-year-old man that took place in 2020 in the restaurant area, according to the ABC7 channel. In recent months there have been other cases of violence against employees of the fast food chain in New York: a stabbing by a customer last May and a murder during an armed robbery in January, both in the Harlem neighborhood.
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