A 23-year-old Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) employee is accused of shooting and injuring a woman outside the fast-food restaurant Thursday during the lunchtime rush, Georgia police say.
Savannah Police Chief Lenny Gunther said during a news conference that the suspect, Sherman Hendrix, allegedly shot and injured a woman during the popular fast-food chain’s lunchtime rush.
Police have charged Sherman Hendrix, 23, with aggravated assault after they said he shot a woman in a KFC parking lot Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023, in Savannah, Ga. (Chatham County Jail)
Authorities responded to the KFC parking lot on W. Gwinnett Street in Savannah at 12:30 p.m.
Following the shooting, the victim was taken to a local hospital with critical injuries, police said. The victim’s condition was not known Friday.
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“We respond to the KFC and on our arrival we found an adult female in the parking lot suffering life-threatening injuries,” Gunther said.
Police arrested 23-year-old Sherman Hendrix with aggravated assault after he shot and critically injured a woman in the KFC parking lot in Savannah, Ga. (Paul Weaver/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images, File)
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Gunther called the shooting, “not random,” but did not share what led up to the altercation.
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Police charged Hendrix with aggravated assault following his arrest, and he is being held at the Chatham County Jail without bond.