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Angry customer allegedly fatally shot man who helped management remove him from Tennessee restaurant

Source: Millington police; MEGA

Nov. 15 2021, Published 8:16 p.m. ET

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A man who helped the manager of a Tennessee restaurant remove an irate customer from the establishment was shot dead, police said.

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On Nov. 12, Juston McKnight, 30, was booted from the Mexican eatery Margaritas in Millington. He then returned about 20 minutes later, around 9 p.m., and allegedly gunned down 55-year-old Timothy Carver, according to investigators.

“It was crazy,” Madison Thomas, who works at a nearby business, told WREG. There was a bunch of cops. [They] were everywhere trying figure out where the guy was. Pretty much everybody had to stay in the kitchen until everything was safe.”

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Police took McKnight into custody in Memphis on Nov. 13 and charged him with murder. He was being held on a $1 million bond.

“I think nobody should deserve to lose their life over a senseless person. It’s a small town everybody wanna have a good time,” Thomas said. “It’s a holiday, Thanksgiving's about to come up and knowing that he can’t live his life or spend time with his family is kinda sad.”


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