“An ordinary night in Birmingham…”

An ordinary night at a Birmingham, Ala., McDonald’s erupted in chaos and tragedy after a masked gunman stormed the restaurant and began shooting Saturday, WIAT reported.

But a father, who was in the restaurant with his two sons waiting to be let outside, pulled out his own gun and returned fire, according to the station.

“Wrapping my head around it all, I was just wishing someone would come wake me up from this nightmare,” said Markus Washington, an employee who barricaded himself in the restaurant’s freezer, WBRC reported. “I was making two quarter-pounders and heard three shots ring, and then exchange of gunfire two more..”

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1 Response to “An ordinary night in Birmingham…”

  1. Michael says:

    Yeah, but shouldn’t we just leave things like this to the professionals? I’m sure they would’ve been there in time to save everyone from…..oh, uh, nevermind.

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