Masked Gunman Allegedly Bursts into McDonald’s, Gets Shot Dead by Armed Father

AP/Keith Srakocic

A masked gunman allegedly burst in a Birmingham, Alabama, McDonald’s Saturday night only to be shot dead by a father who was dining with his two teenage sons. reports that the incident occurred around 10:45 pm, when the restaurant manager unlocked the door to let the father and his sons exit the lobby. The masked gunman allegedly burst inside “as the door was opened…and opened fire.” The father was able to pull his handgun and return fire, fatally wounding the masked suspect.

A woman who was waiting for her food at the drive-thru recalled hearing “eight or night shots ring out.” She said those shots were followed by the sound of two more.

The suspect was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead.

The father and one of his sons were wounded in the exchange of gunfire but both are expected to survive.

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