An employee at Howe Avenue McDonald’s in Cuyahoga Falls has died after being shot by another worker at the restaurant, Cuyahoga Falls police said Thursday.
The shooting took place a little before noon. 13.30, after Christopher L. Riddick, 34, confronted another employee inside the restaurant and shot him in the chest, police said.
Riddick, who police said was charged with aggravated murder, fled on foot and was arrested nearby shortly afterwards, police said. No one else was injured. The victim was brought by the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department to Summa Akron City Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. His identity is not released until his family is notified.
The Cuyahoga Falls Detective Bureau remained at the scene to further investigate and gather evidence. Riddick was taken to Summit County Jail and is scheduled to be arrested in Stow Municipal Court on Friday, police said.