Police: Driver shot while waiting in Mississippi Chick-fil-A drive-thru lane appears to be accidental

Published 6:05 am Saturday, February 5, 2022

A driver sitting in the drive-thru lane at a Mississippi Chick-fil-A is in critical condition after he was shot in what police say was likely an accidental shooting.

Jackson news sources report that the driver was shot by a passenger in the back seat of the same car while waiting in the drive-thru at the restaurant on U.S. 80 in Clinton Friday evening.

A preliminary investigation indicates that the shooting was an accident, but the two adults and one juvenile who were in the vehicle at the time of the incident are being questioned.

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The driver was rushed to a local hospital by one of the passengers in the vehicle. As of late Friday evening the shooting victim was in critical condition.