Argument At Chicago Area Restaurant Service Window Ends With Employee Fatally Shot: Report

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Source: MEGA; Chicago police

Jul. 28 2022, Published 5:21 p.m. ET

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While working a service window, a restaurant worker was shot and killed. Police say they have now arrested the man responsible for his murder.

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This week Joseph Freeman, 47, was arrested in connection to the killing.

Around 3 a.m. on July 22, Jose Gonzalez was working the service window of the Original Maxwell Street restaurant in Chicago when he was shot, according to WGN.

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Gonzalez was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said there was an argument between Freeman and Gonzalez before the alleged murder, according to the report. There was no word on what the argument was over.

Freeman was charged with first-degree murder. He is being held in jail without bond.


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