STARKVILLE — A McDonald’s manager has been arrested for shooting a former employee in the leg.
Kevan Lawrence, 41, has been charged with aggravated assault after a dispute with a former employee at McDonald’s on Highway 12 in Starkville Monday night. Starkville Police Department officers responded to the incident after receiving reports of gunshots at the restaurant.
The victim was taken to OCH Regional Medical Center, treated and released.
SPD Public Information Officer Brandon Lovelady said the department does not believe any customers were inside the restaurant at the time of the incident, only other employees. No one else was injured.
Lawrence is being held in Oktibbeha County Jail. His bond has not been set.