Customer shoots KFC employee because store ran out of corn, police say
ST. LOUIS (KMOV/Gray News) – A customer shot an employee at a KFC in St. Louis after being told the restaurant was out of corn, according to police.
The shooting happened just after 6:30 p.m. Monday.
St. Louis police said a man in his 40s or 50s was in the KFC drive-thru line when employees told him the restaurant was out of corn. Police said the customer started making threats through the speaker box then drove up to the drive-thru window with a gun.
Police said an employee came outside to speak to the customer, who then shot the employee.
The employee was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition.
Police said the suspect drove away. No further information was available.
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