17-year-old Bridgeton Popeye’s employee shoots man in restaurant after argument


BRIDGETON, Mo. – The Bridgeton Police Department is investigating a shooting at the Popeyes in the Northwest Plaza shopping center Saturday.

Police were called to the Popeye’s just before 3 p.m. for a shooting.

They say a female and male employee got into an argument with a man in the lobby of the restaurant.

Soon after, the 17-year-old male employee shot the man with a handgun. He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

The male employee was arrested.

This is a developing story. FOX2 will provide more details as it becomes available.

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