French Waiter Shot Dead for Being ‘Too Slow With Sandwich’
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Bobigny, August 18: A customer shot a waiter dead at an eatery on the outskirts of Paris, apparently enraged at being made to wait for a sandwich, a source close to the investigation said Saturday. The waiter's colleagues called police after he was shot in the shoulder with a handgun in the Noisy-le-Grand suburb east of Paris on Friday night, the source said. Attempts to revive the 28-year-old failed and he died at the scene.

The gunman, who a witness said lost his temper "as his sandwich wasn't prepared quickly enough", fled the scene. Police told AFP a murder investigation has been opened. With the shooter still on the run Saturday, shocked residents gathered outside the pizza and sandwich eatery. "He was killed for a sandwich?" one asked, unbelievingly. TikTok Star Mohit Mor Shot Dead in Delhi: The Fitness Enthusiast Had a Heart of Gold and These Viral TikTok, Instagram Videos Are a Proof!

It is sad," said a 29-year-old woman. "It's a quiet restaurant, without any problems. It just opened a few months ago. "But others noted high crime levels in the area, notably drug-dealing and public drunkenness.