An employee of Howe Avenue McDonald’s in Cuyahoga Falls is dead after being shot by another employee at the restaurant, Cuyahoga Falls police said on Thursday.
The shooting took place shortly before 1:30 p.m., after 34-year-old Christopher Riddick collided with another restaurant employee and shot him in the chest, police said.
Riddick, who police say is charged with aggravated murder, fled on foot and was arrested nearby shortly afterwards, police said. No one else was hurt. The victim was taken by the fire service at Cuiahoga Falls to Suma Akron City Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. His identity has not been revealed pending notification to his family.
Cuyahoga Falls Police Detective Bureau remains on the scene to investigate further and gather evidence. Riddick was taken to the Summit County Jail and is due to be handed over on video to Stowe Municipal Court on Friday, police said.