Customer in wheelchair fires taser at McDonald's employee in Detroit

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Steve Neavling

A woman in a wheelchair fired a taser at a McDonald's employee in Detroit on Thursday after complaining about poor service.

After ordering her food at 5 p.m., the customer pulled out a taser gun and pointed it at the cashier, saying she was rude and the order was taking too long. The taser missed the employee, who was not injured and later insisted she was polite.

When Wayne State University police arrived minutes later, the customer was still outraged and began yelling at officers. Police eventually calmed her down without further incident.

"We confiscated the taser," Chief Anthony Holt told the Metro Times.

The customer could be charged with felonious assault, Holt said.

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Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling is an award-winning investigative journalist who operated Motor City Muckraker, an online news site devoted to exposing abuses of power and holding public officials accountable. Neavling also hosted Muckraker Report on 910AM from September 2017 to July 2018. Before launching Motor City Muckraker,...
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