Police: Fast-food worker kills robber...

Police: Fast-food worker kills robbery suspect

There are 7 comments on the CBS Atlanta story from Dec 29, 2011, titled Police: Fast-food worker kills robbery suspect. In it, CBS Atlanta reports that:

Police say a fast-food worker grabbed his gun and shot a man suspected of trying to rob the restaurant near Savannah.

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PoonMasterGenera l

Houghton, MI

#1 Dec 29, 2011
Murder cut and dried, the man most likely violated Wendie's employee policy as well by engaging the subjects after they left. The reaility is that the money belonged to Wendie's and it was INSURED.

If the decedent's family sues the shooter, I doubt Wendies will be legally obligated to pay for the shooter's defense.

I predict there may be a murder charge filed as this is not a case of self defense.

United States

#2 Dec 29, 2011
If the gunman turned and pointed the gun at the employee how is it not self defense??
PoonMasterGenera l

Houghton, MI

#3 Dec 29, 2011
Which gunman, the one that worked for Wendies or the one that didn't?
PoonMasterGenera l

Houghton, MI

#4 Dec 29, 2011
The alleged robbers left Wendie's, the Wendie's clerk was not in danger, the Wendie's clerk then went outside armed and replaced himself in danger, that is not a self defense shooting. Regardless, if the man violated Wendie's policy, he'll be fired and I doubt Wendie's will pay any toward the man's legal fees should there be a lawsuit or criminal charges. Just because someone robbed you, there's no law that says you get to go running on wild goose chase out in the public shooting people, the self defense claim of the Wendie's employee was when the robbery was occurring, not after.

Collierville, TN

#5 Dec 29, 2011
Copied from the Wendy's Code of Conduct;

"Conduct Yourself Professionally. Keep illegal drugs, alcohol and weapons away from the workplace. Wendy's prohibits the use, possession, distribution, selling or manufacturing of any illegal drugs or any alcohol (other than specified below) or any illicit or improper use of prescribed drugs on Company property or on the job (including in Company vehicles) or, except as otherwise authorized by law, the possession of any dangerous weapon or firearm on Company property or on the job (including in Company vehicles). Employees may not be under the influence of either drugs or alcohol while on Company property or while conducting Company business. Moderate use of alcohol served at official Company functions or while on Company business conducted on or off Company property is acceptable if reasonable under the circumstances, and provided that the employee complies with legal driving and other guidelines and laws."

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Since: Nov 08


#6 Dec 29, 2011
LOL, why do I get a sneaking suspicion that the manager and dead guy are in cahoots, and the manager was simply killing the loose end?

Savannah, GA

#7 Feb 1, 2012
No murder charge as of yet...

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