Police: Employee kills co-worker at McDonald’s on Howe Road in Cuyahoga Falls – Akron Beacon Journal

An employee of the Howe Avenue McDonald’s in Cuyahoga Falls is dead after being shot by another worker at the restaurant, Cuyahoga Falls police said Thursday.

The shooting took place a little before 1:30 p.m. after Christopher L. Riddick, 34, confronted another employee inside the restaurant and shot him in the chest, police said.

Riddick, who police said is being charged with aggravated murder, fled on foot and was arrested nearby a short time later, police said. No one else was injured. The victim was taken by the Cuyahoga Falls Fire Department to Summa Akron City Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. His identity has not been released pending notification of his family.

The Cuyahoga Falls Police Detective Bureau remained on scene to further investigate and collect evidence. Riddick was taken to the Summit County jail and is scheduled to be video arraigned in Stow Municipal Court on Friday, police said.


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