Paris waiter shot dead over slow service

Clay Curtis
August 19, 2019

Police in front of the restaurant where the waiter was shot.

Restaurant staff called the police after the man was shot in the shoulder in Noisy Le Grand, 15 k " m east of central Paris.

All attempts to revive the 28-year-old failed, and he eventually died at the scene.

A customer shot a waiter dead in Paris for taking too long to deliver his sandwich to his table, according to local media.

The suspect fled the scene and has not been caught.

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A witness said: "He got very agitated and flew into a awful rage that his sandwich wasn't being made fast enough". All that is now known is that the man was alone at the time of the shooting.

Police have opened a murder investigation. The whereabouts of the shooter are still unknown.

With the shooter still on the run yesterday, shocked residents gathered outside the pizza and sandwich eatery. One resident, clearly in disbelief stated: "He was killed for a sandwich?"

"It is sad", a 29-year-old woman told AFP.

It said the restaurant had opened three or four months before the incident.

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