MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. – Police are investigating a shooting Friday afternoon that involved two employees at an Arby’s in Maryland Heights.
The Maryland Heights Police Department says the shooting happened around 12:20 p.m. at the Arby’s location in the 12000 block of Dorsett Road. Investigators say there was an altercation between two employees, but they did not disclose other details on what led up to the incident.
“All we know is that they both worked here, and they had some type of relationship,” said Captain Joe Eagan with the Maryland Heights Police Department. “We’re still going to try to determine exactly what kind of relationship they had, [if] it was more than just a work relationship.”
The victim is being treated for minor injuries at a hospital. Police say the suspect was identified and is now in custody. Information from the scene led authorities to the suspect’s home in north St. Louis County. Police have not yet identified the victim or suspect.
No other injuries have been reported. It’s unclear how many customers may have been inside Arby’s, but several employees were at the restaurant when the situation unfolded. Investigators say Arby’s has a policy prohibiting firearms inside the restaurant.
The Maryland Heights Police Department is handling the investigation. This is a developing story. Additional details are limited at this time. FOX2 will update as more information becomes available.