Gunfire at a North Carolina McDonald's left one person dead, suspect arrested: cops

Source: MEGA; Raleigh police

Mar. 14 2022, Published 3:37 p.m. ET

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A shooting erupted at a North Carolina McDonald’s, and now a teen faces a murder charge.

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Around 6:20 p.m. on March 13, police in Raleigh, North Carolina, responded to a shooting at a McDonald’s. There, police found a man with a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he died.

Raleigh police identified the victim as Demetrice Dorell Johnson, 32.

On March 14, Raleigh police announced the arrest of Jesus Alegre-Ramirez, 18, in connection to the fatal shooting. He was charged with murder.

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Police have not released what led to the shooting. According to WRAL, Alegre-Ramirez is a McDonald’s employee.

The owner of the franchise, William Holder, released a statement after the shooting, according to WRAL.

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"We are saddened by this tragic circumstance,” the statement read. “Our organization's top priority is always the safety and well-being of our employees and customers. We are fully cooperating with the Raleigh Police Department and their investigation."

Source: MEGA; Raleigh police

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