FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Fort Worth police say a gunman's pistol jamming averted a possible disaster inside a McDonald's.
Police say Jestin Joseph entered a south Fort Worth McDonald's after 9 p.m. Tuesday night and asked for a drink cup. He then allegedly drew a gun and pointed it at diners, demanding their keys.
He's caught on video approaching one father and son at the counter and pulling the trigger. The gun doesn't fire. Joseph got a stray shot off in the parking lot before police arrived.
He later told KTVT-TV in a jailhouse interview that he just wanted a cup of water, "but somebody said something, and I lost it."
The 24-year-old man is charged with five counts of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon. He's being held on $500,000 bond.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.