Father eating with kids kills masked man who opened fire inside McDonald's

Father Fatally Shoots Masked Man Who Allegedly Opened Fire in McDonald's

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A father shot and killed a masked man Saturday who opened fire inside a McDonald’s restaurant, police said.

The father and his sons were leaving the restaurant as the masked man walked in and started shooting, WBRC reported.

The father then started firing at the masked man. It is unclear if the man was targeting someone at the restaurant or attempting to rob it, WBRC reported.

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The father and one of his children were struck in the hail of bullets. The father had life-threatening injuries, WBRC reported.

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The child is recovering from non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the father, who has not been identified, will not be charged, WBRC reported.