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Burger King customer shoots through drive-thru window 'after becoming annoyed at her long wait time' before firing 'several shots' at fleeing workers

 A Burger King customer opened fire on staff through the drive-thru window after police say she became annoyed about the long wait time. 

In stills from security footage taken at the fast food joint in Memphis, Tennessee, the woman can be seen leaning in through the window with her gun drawn. 

Police posted to Facebook about the incident on Friday. They said the shooting happened last Tuesday at the Burger King on Winchester Road.


The workers are said to have fled the gunfire through the back door of the business and were uninjured. Police are now hunting the suspect.  

In stills from security footage taken at the fast food joint in Memphis, Tennessee, the woman can be seen leaning in through the window with her gun drawn

In stills from security footage taken at the fast food joint in Memphis, Tennessee, the woman can be seen leaning in through the window with her gun drawn

Police said the suspect got out the front passenger seat of this four-door, gray sedan

Police said the suspect got out the front passenger seat of this four-door, gray sedan

In a statement officers said: 'Upon arriving on the scene, officers were advised that a female customer got angry regarding the wait time to be served at the drive-thru window. 

'The female got out of the front passenger seat of a mid-sized, four-door, gray sedan and approached the drive-thru window. 

'A verbal altercation ensued between the female patron and the workers. 


'Video surveillance shows the suspect retrieve a black handgun from the vehicle, extend her upper body through the drive-thru window, and fire several shots at the Burger King workers.

'The workers fled from the gunfire through the rear door of the business and were unharmed. The suspect was accompanied by a male who was the driver of the gray sedan.'

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing. 

Police posted to Facebook about the incident on Friday. They said incident happened last Tuesday at the Burger King on Winchester Road
The workers are said to have fled the gunfire through the back door of the business and were uninjured. Police are now hunting the suspect

Police posted to Facebook about the incident on Friday. They said incident happened last Tuesday at the Burger King on Winchester Road. The workers are said to have fled the gunfire through the back door of the business and were uninjured. Police are now hunting the suspect

Burger King told Fox13 in a statement: 'We do not tolerate or condone violence of any kind at our restaurants because the safety of our team members and guests is our top priority. 

'Fortunately, no one in the restaurant was injured during this incident. The restaurant operator is fully cooperating with authorities on their ongoing investigation.' 

Police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 528-CASH. They say called will be given a secret ID number with their identification anonymous.

You can also submit your tip at http://www.crimestopmem.org for a cash reward of up to $1000.

The incident happened last Tuesday at the Burger King on Winchester Road, pictured

The incident happened last Tuesday at the Burger King on Winchester Road, pictured 

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