One male individual was gunned overnight at a restaurant on the Asher Avenue of North Little Rock. It transpired on late Friday at Chili’s at 4000 McCain Blvd. A 38-year-old was arrested in connection to the case.
The incident happened in the 3200 block of Leeds Street at about 10:45 PM. According to the Little Rock Police Department, this is less than a mile east of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Michael Robertson was arraigned with possession of firearms by certain persons, first-degree battery, possession of a controlled substance, theft by receiving, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The person is an employee at Chili’s restaurant and was admitted to the hospital. The identity of the victim and his condition have not been divulged.
There is reportedly tension between the employee and customer that resulted in the gunning. The victim was injured. A police spokesman stated the individual’s wounds are not severe to the point of life-threatening.
Police officials were called to reports a gunning disturbance on Sanford Drive near Reservoir Road, according to investigators.
A spokesperson for the North Little Rock Police Department remarked policemen responded to a disruption call at Chili’s as of 10:47 PM. It has yet to be made apparent what resulted in the commotion.
The probing remains to be underway. Authorities are investigating the scene as a homicide. According to Department spokesperson Mark Edwards, the gunning transpired on Friday just prior to midnight.
Upon arriving at the scene of the crime, officers discovered the employee ailing from a gunshot injury. Any surveillance footage will be evaluated and a number of witnesses are being interrogated, reported KARK.
Those who have information regarding the disturbance were appealed to contact Little Rock police, reported FOX 16. Their hotline is 501-758-1234.