A man is dead after a shooting at a Burger King in Frederick County, Maryland Sunday evening.
The shooting happened at around 7:15 p.m. when a man and a woman got into a fight at the restaurant, according to a Frederick County Police Department release.
Another man that police identified as Jaion Antonio Penamon tried to intervene in the fight at the Burger King on Routzahn’s Way.
By the time Frederick Police officers got to the restaurant, they found Penamon suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the vestibule where he later died.
Police arrested a suspected shooter, but did not share the suspect’s identity, according to the police department’s statement.
There is significant police presence on the area of the 100 Block of Routzahn’s Way investigating a homicide that occurred this evening. We are asking the public to avoid the area while we conduct our investigation. pic.twitter.com/zcdHZrJyEw
— Frederick Police (@Fred_MD_Police) December 27, 2021
A GoFundMe page has been created to help the Penamon family. More than $30,000 was donated in just one day.
The incident is still under investigation.