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A former McDonald's employee who was rejected after reapplying for his job has been arrested and accused of shooting three employees, killing one.
Jody Tyrone Gordon Tyrone Gordon (born April 26, 1985 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is a striker currently playing for American USL First Division side Minnesota Thunder.
Gordon attended Vincent High School, In Milwaukee, Wisconsin. , 24, was arrested Friday on suspicion of murder and attempted murder In the criminal law, attempted murder is committed when the defendant does an act that is more than merely preparatory to the commission of the crime of murder and, at the time of these acts, the person has a specific intention to kill. .
The gunman walked into the restaurant Thursday night, fired at three female employees and laughed as he left, witnesses said. None of the employees, who had just concluded a staff meeting, recognized him.
But police drew a composite from the victim's description and other employees said the sketch resembled Gordon, police Lt. Al Lehman said.
The only customer in the restaurant at the time was not injured in·jure
tr.v. in·jured, in·jur·ing, in·jures
1. To cause physical harm to; hurt.
2. To cause damage to; impair.
Melanie Boncato, 17, of Vallejo died Friday from a gunshot wound to the head.
Mercedes Manuel, 21, had gunshot wounds to her head, arm and leg. Larianal Sapinoso, 17, was recovering from a superficial superficial /su·per·fi·cial/ (-fish´al) pertaining to or situated near the surface.
1. Of, affecting, or being on or near the surface.
2. head wound. Both were listed in stable condition.
Gordon, who lost his job at McDonald's in February 1995 after being sentenced for armed robbery, called twice in the past two weeks asking to be rehired, Lehman said. He was turned down but didn't seem upset at the time, employees said.
``We think that's where the motive came in,'' Lehman said.