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Man opens fire at Shreveport restaurant

An elderly man is in custody.

An elderly man opens fire in a local restaurant, sending one employee to the hospital.

The shooting happened around 3:15 p.m. at the Waffle House on Financial Drive.

Police said the suspect was eating and then suddenly pulled out a gun and started shooting.

Firefighters said an employee was shot in the arm after she and others tried to run out the
door.

The alleged shooter is in custody.

At least two customers were eating in the restaurant at the time, one of them a pregnant
woman.

Witnesses say the man was intoxicated.


Stay with NBC 6 at 10 for more updates.

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