Two injured in shooting at Fayetteville McDonald's
Posted March 21
Updated March 22
Fayetteville, N.C. — Two people were injured, and a third person is in custody following a shooting at a Fayetteville McDonald's Monday afternoon, according to police.
According to police, three men went into the restaurant, located at 4115 Raeford Road, at about 4:15 p.m. to sell two cell phones to a man inside.
During the transaction, the three men robbed the buyer with a handgun. The buyer then started shooting at the three men while still inside of the restaurant, police said.
Two of the three suspects were shot, and a third was taken into custody. The two injured men were taken to a local hospital.
Authorities said an elderly woman was knocked to the ground during the incident as the suspects ran from the scene.
No one inside the restaurant was injured.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Fayetteville Police Department at 910-433-1856.