US Subway worker shot dead for putting too much mayo in man’s sandwich


ATLANTA – A female Subway worker was killed while another was seriously injured after a customer fired his gun at them for putting too much mayo into his sandwich.

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The incident had taken place on Sunday (June 26) at a Subway outlet located at Northside Drive in Atlanta.

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The victim was 26-year-old Brittany Macon, who had just started working at the restaurant a few weeks ago according to the store owner William Glenn.

Photo via Fox 5 Atlanta

We had a customer come in that was a little upset with how his sandwich was fixed. Believe it or not, it was over too much mayonnaise on his sandwich.

“He decided to escalate the situation and from there — that’s when all hell broke loose,” he told Fox 5 Atlanta.

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He said that the manager on duty fired his gun at the suspect but was unable to hit him.

The shootout also left behind shattered glass windows and a visibly shaken Glenn, who added that the injured employee’s 5-year-old son witnessed the entire incident.

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Photo via Fox 5 Atlanta

“I don’t know what the world is coming to especially with our youth. They seem to be so hot headed. Everybody wants to carry a gun. Everybody wants to scare somebody with a gun. It’s scary out here.”

“Because of what happened tonight, my partners and I are reevaluating whether or not we’re going to continue to do this, in this neighborhood anyways,” he said.

A 36-year-old suspect has since been arrested by police but hasn’t been publicly identified yet.

Atlanta Police Deputy Chief Charles Hampton Jr called the tragedy “senseless” and expressed regret over how a life was lost over mayonnaise.

“It was very senseless. Yes, too much mayo on a sandwich but an individual with a gun who thought that was the course of action to resolve about a sandwich.”

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