29 Oct , 2018
He said he heard more than 15 shots fired. . . .
— Markus Washington to WAFF Channel 48 News
A masked man entered the restaurant when an employee opened the door for a father and his sons to leave. The masked man then opened fire in the restaurant. At that point, the father began shooting at the masked man. Both the father and the masked man were struck along with one of the children. Police later confirmed that the masked man is now deceased, and the father had non-life threatening injuries. A minor had non-life-threatening injuries.
The shooter was identified as Antonio Demond Sanders, 24, of Birmingham.
The motive of the attacker isn’t clear. The police don’t know if he was entered the restaurant for robbery or just to kill people.