South Fulton County

Police: employee at RHOA star’s restaurant who shot co-worker, ran away gets arrested

FULTON COUNTY — The employee at the restaurant of a ‘Real Housewives’ star who police say fired shots at another employee is in custody, police say.

Henry Darden, 41, was arrested on Thursday night after South Fulton police say he fled the scene of the restaurant on Wednesday night.

The shooting occurred at Blaze Steak & Seafood off Cascade Road on Wednesday night. The restaurant is owned by ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ star Kandi Burruss and her husband, Todd Tucker.

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According to police, the two employees got into an argument and one shot the other in the arm. The shooter then took off, police said.

Police said Thursday that the victim is expected to survive and was taken to an area hospital.


Darden is charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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